Bowmar Avenue School

Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
Bowmar Avenue School serves 386 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Bowmar Avenue School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Bowmar Avenue School places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

Bowmar Avenue School's student population of 386 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students386 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

Bowmar Avenue School is ranked within the top 10% of all 825 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Bowmar Avenue School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#81 out of 825 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
2%
4%
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Black
43%
48%
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White
53%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.540.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
10%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVicksburg Warren School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Bowmar Avenue School is Vicksburg High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Vicksburg Junior High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Beechwood Elementary School (3.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Vicksburg Vicksburg High School Math: 15% | Reading: 11%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 975 students
    0.7 miles
    3701 Drummond Street
    Vicksburg, MS 39180
    (601) 636-2914
    0.7 9-12 975
  • Vicksburg Vicksburg Junior High School Math: 20% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 474 students
    1.0 miles
    1533 Baldwin Ferry Road
    Vicksburg, MS 39180
    (601) 636-1966
    1 7-8 474
  • Vicksburg Warren Central Junior High School Math: 35% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 696 students
    1.1 miles
    1630 Baldwin Ferry Road
    Vicksburg, MS 39180
    (601) 638-3981
    1.1 7-8 696
  • Vicksburg Grove Street Academies Alternative School

    1.3 miles
    1315 Grove St
    Vicksburg, MS 39183
    (601) 636-2539
    1.3 n/a n/a
  • Vicksburg Beechwood Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 592 students
    3.8 miles
    999 Highway 27 S
    Vicksburg, MS 39180
    (601) 638-3874
    3.8 PK-6 592

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