Maurice Bowling Middle School

2380 Hwy 22 E
Owenton, KY 40359
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Maurice Bowling Middle School serves 519 students in grades 5-8.
Maurice Bowling Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 22% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 30%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 33% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 26% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 519 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Maurice Bowling Middle School's student population of 519 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
519 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

Maurice Bowling Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,230 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Maurice Bowling Middle School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#823 out of 1230 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
30%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
6%
8%
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Black
1%
11%
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White
92%
74%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.15
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Maurice Bowling Middle School's ranking?
Maurice Bowling Middle School is ranked #823 out of 1,230 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
What schools are Maurice Bowling Middle School often compared to?
Maurice Bowling Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Owen County Elementary/primary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
22% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 30% KY state average), while 33% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% KY state average).
How many students attend Maurice Bowling Middle School?
519 students attend Maurice Bowling Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
92% of Maurice Bowling Middle School students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Maurice Bowling Middle School?
Maurice Bowling Middle School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What grades does Maurice Bowling Middle School offer ?
Maurice Bowling Middle School offers enrollment in grades 5-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Maurice Bowling Middle School part of?
Maurice Bowling Middle School is part of Owen County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 519 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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