Hammett Bowen Jr. Elementary School

4397 Sw 95th St
Ocala, FL 34476
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 50%
Serving 808 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Hammett Bowen Jr. Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 808 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • : Top 50% in FL
  • : 60% (Top 50%)
  • : 54% (Top 50%)
  • : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Hammett Bowen Jr. Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Hammett Bowen Jr. Elementary School's student population of 808 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
808 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
48 teachers
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School Rankings

Hammett Bowen Jr. Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 3,704 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Hammett Bowen Jr. Elementary School is 0.68, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (FL)
#1303 out of 3704 schools
(Top 50%)
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60%
52%
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54%
52%
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45-49%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
16:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
39%
36%
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Black
13%
21%
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White
39%
36%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.68
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hammett Bowen Jr. Elementary School's ranking?
Hammett Bowen Jr. Elementary School is ranked #1303 out of 3,704 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Florida.
What schools are Hammett Bowen Jr. Elementary School often compared to?
Hammett Bowen Jr. Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Marion Oaks Elementary School, Saddlewood Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
60% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average), while 54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
How many students attend Hammett Bowen Jr. Elementary School?
808 students attend Hammett Bowen Jr. Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
39% of Hammett Bowen Jr. Elementary School students are Hispanic, 39% of students are White, 13% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 4% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Hammett Bowen Jr. Elementary School?
Hammett Bowen Jr. Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does Hammett Bowen Jr. Elementary School offer ?
Hammett Bowen Jr. Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Hammett Bowen Jr. Elementary School part of?
Hammett Bowen Jr. Elementary School is part of Marion School District.

School Calendar

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Date
First Day for Students
August 12, 2024 (Monday)
Thanksgiving Break - No School
November 25, 2024 (Monday)
Classes Resume - First Day of Semester 2
January 08, 2025 (Wednesday)
Spring Break (No School)
March 17, 2025 (Monday)
Last Day of School for Students
May 29, 2025 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 808 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 60% (Top 50%)
  • : 54% (Top 50%)
  • : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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