Yvonne Bowsky Elementary School

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Yvonne Bowsky Elementary School serves 276 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 94% (which is higher than the Virgin Islands state average of 91%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 86% (which is higher than the Virgin Islands state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
Yvonne Bowsky Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Virgin Islands for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Virgin Islands state level of 11:1.

Top Placements

Yvonne Bowsky Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Virgin Islands for:

School Overview

Yvonne Bowsky Elementary School's student population of 276 students has declined by 33% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students276 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Yvonne Bowsky Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 27 schools in Virgin Islands (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Yvonne Bowsky Elementary School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VI)
Overall Testing Rank
#12 out of 27 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
94%
91%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
86%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:111:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
1%
Hispanic
3%
20%
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Black
94%
77%
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White
n/a
2%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
n/a
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Diversity Score
0.120.37
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
99%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Yvonne Bowsky Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virgin Islands by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSaint Thomas - Saint John School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Yvonne Bowsky Elementary School is Charlotte Amalie High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bertha Boschulte Junior High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is E. Benjamin Oliver Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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