Bowman Elementary School

  • Bowman Elementary School serves 521 students in grades PK-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the AK average of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Asian and American Indian), which is less than the state average of 52%.
  • Bowman Elementary School operates within the Anchorage School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 521 students has grown by 8% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades PK-6
Total Students521 students
Bowman Elementary School Total Students (1995-2015)
Gender %Bowman Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
Bowman Elementary School Total Teachers (1992-2015)
Students by GradeBowman Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(AK) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
Bowman Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1992-2015)
American Indian
9%
24%
Bowman Elementary School American Indian Students (1995-2015)
Asian
12%
6%
Bowman Elementary School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
6%
7%
Bowman Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
1%
3%
Bowman Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
54%
48%
Bowman Elementary School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
3%
3%
Bowman Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2010-2015)
Two or more races
15%
9%
Bowman Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsBowman Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAK All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.670.70
Bowman Elementary School Diversity Score (1995-2015)
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.
20%
38%
Bowman Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2015)
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.
9%
5%
Bowman Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2015)

District Comparison

  • Anchorage School District's student population of 48,089 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $14,063 in this district is less than the state average of $25,342. The district revenue/student has declined by 12% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,475 is less than the state average of $25,523. The district spending/student has declined by 9% over four years.
School District NameAnchorage School District
Number of Schools
Managed
97
4
Number of Students Managed48,089399
Anchorage School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$686 MM$10 MM
Anchorage School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$755 MM$10 MM
Anchorage School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$14,063$25,342
Anchorage School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$15,475$25,523
Anchorage School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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