Bowmar Avenue School

  • Bowmar Avenue School serves 367 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Bowmar Avenue School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 57%.

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 367 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students367 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bowmar Avenue School is ranked within the top 20% of all 835 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bowmar Avenue School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank#126 out of 835 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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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
46%
49%
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White
50%
43%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bowmar Avenue School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.540.57
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
70%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVicksburg Warren School Dist School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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