912 Bowmar Avenue
Vicksburg, MS 39180
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Bowmar Avenue School serves 376 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Bowmar Avenue School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Bowmar Avenue School's student population of 376 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
376 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Bowmar Avenue School is ranked within the top 20% of all 816 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Bowmar Avenue School is 0.55, which is less 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#151 out of 816 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
3%
4%
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Black
43%
48%
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White
52%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.55
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
100%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
10%
7%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Students: 376 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in MS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.55

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