Bowman

  • Bowman serves 560 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 84% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Bowman placed in the top 20% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Bowman places among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

  • Bowman's student population of 560 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students560 students
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Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bowman is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Bowman is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#189 out of 1666 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
32%
7%
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Hispanic
3%
20%
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Black
5%
9%
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White
50%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
4%
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Diversity Score0.640.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLexington School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lexington Jonas Clarke Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 926 students
    0.7 miles
    17 Stedman Rd
    Lexington, MA 02421
    (781) 861-2450
    0.7 6-8 926
  • Lexington Lexington High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,212 students
    1.4 miles
    251 Waltham Street
    Lexington, MA 02421
    (781) 861-2320
    1.4 9-12 2,212
  • Waltham Northeast Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 593 students
    1.5 miles
    70 Putney Lane
    Waltham, MA 02452
    (781) 314-5745
    1.5 PK-5 593
  • Arlington Cyrus E Dallin
    Grades: K-5 | 481 students
    1.6 miles
    185 Florence Avenue
    Arlington, MA 02476
    (781) 316-3722
    1.6 K-5 481
  • Lexington Bridge
    Grades: K-5 | 572 students
    1.7 miles
    55 Middleby Rd
    Lexington, MA 02421
    (781) 861-2510
    1.7 K-5 572

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