Bowmar Avenue School serves 361 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Bowmar Avenue School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).
- School Type: Magnet School
- Grades: Kindergarten-6
- Enrollment: 361 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
- Minority Enrollment: 44%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 30% in MS
- Math Proficiency: 39% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 49% (Top 20%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education
Bowmar Avenue School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Bowmar Avenue School's student population of 361 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Bowmar Avenue School is ranked within the top 30% of all 805 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Bowmar Avenue School is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#189 out of 805 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Bowmar Avenue School's ranking?
Bowmar Avenue School is ranked #189 out of 805 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Mississippi.
What schools are Bowmar Avenue School often compared to?
Bowmar Avenue Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Beechwood Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MS state average), while 49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 35% MS state average).
How many students attend Bowmar Avenue School?
361 students attend Bowmar Avenue School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
56% of Bowmar Avenue School students are White, 40% of students are Black, 2% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bowmar Avenue School?
Bowmar Avenue School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 14:1.
What grades does Bowmar Avenue School offer ?
Bowmar Avenue School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Bowmar Avenue School part of?
Bowmar Avenue School is part of Vicksburg Warren School Dist School District.
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