Bowman Elementary



Bowman Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bowman Elementary Students by Grade
PK 43
K 70
1 62
2 64
3 63
4 59
5 53
6 67
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bowman Elementary is a public elementary school located in Anchorage, AK in the Anchorage School District. It enrolls 481 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bowman Elementary is the 25th largest public school in Alaska and the 23,319th largest nationally. It has 15.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 481
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.39
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 23,319th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 25th out of 383
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 232nd out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 12th out of 381

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Bowman Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 267
(56%)
16,121
(52%)
 Female 214
(44%)
14,875
(48%)

Bowman Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 265
(55%)
13,709
(44%)
 Two or More 71
(15%)
4,558
(15%)
 Asian 49
(10%)
3,155
(10%)
 American Indian 45
(9%)
2,703
(9%)
 Hispanic 38
(8%)
3,427
(11%)
 Black 8
(2%)
1,944
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(1%)
1,500
(5%)

Bowman Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 354
(74%)
16,948
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 104
(22%)
11,786
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 23
(5%)
2,262
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 307 ranked schools in Alaska, Bowman Elementary is ranked 119th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bowman Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (26.4%) is significantly lower than the state average of 51.0%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Bowman Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 471
2006 494
2007 404
2008 475
2009 467
2010 464
2011 446
2012 481

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.9
2006 15.3
2007 12.8
2008 15.3
2009 14.5
2010 14.4
2011 14.5
2012 15.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.2208067940552
2006 0.19635627530364
2007 0.26732673267327
2008 0.17684210526316
2009 0.22698072805139
2010 0.25862068965517
2011 0.25784753363229
2012 0.26403326403326

Compare Bowman Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,530.0% 15.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,626.9% 16.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 26.4%
 
State Average 51.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Bowman Elementary
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Public PK - 06 481 15.3:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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