Bowman Elementary School

Bowman Elementary School serves 472 students in grades PK - 6.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the AK average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Asian and American Indian), which is less than the state average of 51%.
Bowman Elementary School operates within the Anchorage School District.

School Overview

The student population of 472 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 472 students
Bowman Elementary School Total Students (1994-2014)
Gender % Bowman Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Bowman Elementary School Total Teachers (1994-2014)
Students by Grade Bowman Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AK) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 17:1
Bowman Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1994-2014)
American Indian
9%
24%
Bowman Elementary School American Indian Students (1994-2014)
Asian
13%
6%
Bowman Elementary School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
6%
7%
Bowman Elementary School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
1%
3%
Bowman Elementary School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
55%
49%
Bowman Elementary School White Students (1994-2014)
Hawaiian
1%
2%
Bowman Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
15%
8%
Bowman Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.65 0.37
Bowman Elementary School Diversity Score (1994-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
29%
36%
Bowman Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
6%
Bowman Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

Anchorage School District's student population of 48,159 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $13,836 in this district is less than the state average of $25,342. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $15,225 is less than the state average of $25,523. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Anchorage School District
Number of Schools
Managed
97
4
Number of Students Managed 48,159 405
Anchorage   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $686 MM $10 MM
Anchorage   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $755 MM $10 MM
Anchorage   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $13,836 $25,342
Anchorage   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $15,225 $25,523
Anchorage   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Focus Homeschool (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hanshew Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ocean View Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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  • AnchorageOcean View Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 399 students
    1.1 miles
    11911 Johns Rd
    AnchorageAK 99515
    (907)742-5850
    1.1PK-6399
  • AnchorageHanshew Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 789 students
    1.2 miles
    10121 Lake Otis Parkway
    AnchorageAK 99507
    (907)349-1561
    1.27-8789
  • AnchorageHuffman Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 364 students
    1.3 miles
    12000 Lorraine St
    AnchorageAK 99516
    (907)742-5650
    1.3PK-6364
  • AnchorageRabbit Creek Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 422 students
    1.3 miles
    13650 Lake Otis Parkway
    AnchorageAK 99516
    (907)742-5700
    1.3PK-6422
  • AnchorageSpring Hill Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 384 students
    1.4 miles
    9911 Lake Otis Pwky
    AnchorageAK 99507
    (907)742-5450
    1.4PK-6384

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