Thea Bowman Leadership Academy

  • Thea Bowman Leadership Academy serves 1,199 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 22% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 39% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.

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School Overview

  • Thea Bowman Leadership Academy's student population of 1,199 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 68 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students1,199 students
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Total Classroom Teachers68 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Thea Bowman Leadership Academy's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Thea Bowman Leadership Academy is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank#1651 out of 1,767 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
54%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Thea Bowman Leadership Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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Hispanic
1%
12%
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Black
97%
12%
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Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Thea Bowman Leadership Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score0.060.29
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Graduation Rate85-89%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Thea Bowman Leadership Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameThea Bowman Leadership Academy School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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