Yvonne Bowsky Elementary School

15b And 16 Estate Mandahl
St Thomas, VI 00802
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Yvonne Bowsky Elementary School serves 381 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Yvonne Bowsky Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Virgin Islands 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 91% (which is higher than the Virgin Islands state average of 89%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 82% (which is higher than the Virgin Islands state average of 75%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Virgin Islands state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virgin Islands state average of 99% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 381 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in VI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 91% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 82% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VI Dept. of Education

School Overview

Yvonne Bowsky Elementary School's student population of 381 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
381 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Yvonne Bowsky Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 25 schools in Virgin Islands (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Yvonne Bowsky Elementary School is 0.35, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (VI)
Overall Testing Rank
#12 out of 25 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
91%
89%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
82%
75%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
16%
21%
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Black
79%
77%
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White
3%
1%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
n/a
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.35
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
99%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Yvonne Bowsky Elementary School's ranking?
Yvonne Bowsky Elementary School is ranked #12 out of 25 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Virgin Islands.
What schools are Yvonne Bowsky Elementary School often compared to?
Yvonne Bowsky Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Lockhart Elementary School, Joseph Gomez Elementary School, Ulla F Muller Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
91% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 89% VI state average), while 82% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 75% VI state average).
How many students attend Yvonne Bowsky Elementary School?
381 students attend Yvonne Bowsky Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
79% of Yvonne Bowsky Elementary School students are Black, 16% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are White, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Yvonne Bowsky Elementary School?
Yvonne Bowsky Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Virgin Islands state average of 12:1.
What grades does Yvonne Bowsky Elementary School offer ?
Yvonne Bowsky Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Yvonne Bowsky Elementary School part of?
Yvonne Bowsky Elementary School is part of Saint Thomas - Saint John School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 381 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 91% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 82% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VI Dept. of Education

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