11700 Gregory Rd
Anchorage, AK 99516
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Bowman Elementary School serves 603 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Bowman Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Bowman Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

School Overview

Bowman Elementary School's student population of 603 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
603 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Bowman Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 461 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Bowman Elementary School is 0.70, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#62 out of 461 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
6%
23%
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Asian
10%
6%
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Hispanic
11%
7%
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Black
2%
3%
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White
50%
47%
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Hawaiian
3%
3%
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Two or more races
18%
11%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.70
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 603 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in AK
  • Math Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.70 (Top 20%)

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