Florence Bowser Elementary School (Closed 2018)

4540 Nansemond Pkwy
Suffolk, VA 23435
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Florence Bowser Elementary School served 227 students in grades Prekindergarten-1.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 was lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-1
Total Students227 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Florence Bowser Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian (15-16)
n/a
n/a
Asian (15-16)
2%
8%
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Hispanic (15-16)
3%
14%
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Black (15-16)
46%
23%
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White (15-16)
40%
50%
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Hawaiian (15-16)
n/a
n/a
Two or more races (15-16)
9%
5%
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Diversity Score
n/a0.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSuffolk City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Florence Bowser Elementary School is Nansemond River High School (2.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is John Yeates Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Driver Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Suffolk Driver Elementary School Math: 82% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 597 students
    0.7 miles
    4270 Driver Lane
    Suffolk, VA 23435
    (757) 923-4106
    0.7 PK-5 597
  • Suffolk John Yeates Middle School Math: 70% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,241 student
    1.3 miles
    4901 Bennetts Pasture Rd
    Suffolk, VA 23435
    (757) 923-4105
    1.3 6-8 1,241
  • Suffolk Nansemond River High School Magnet School
    Math: 71% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,553 student
    2.0 miles
    3301 Nansemond Pkwy
    Suffolk, VA 23435
    (757) 923-4101
    2 9-12 1,553
  • Suffolk Creekside Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 947 students
    2.1 miles
    1000 Bennetts Creek Park Road
    Suffolk, VA 23435
    (757) 923-4251
    2.1 PK-5 947
  • Suffolk Nansemond Parkway Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 539 students
    3.0 miles
    3012 Nansemond Pkwy
    Suffolk, VA 23434
    (757) 923-4167
    3 PK-5 539
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