Bessie E. Owens Intermediate



Bessie E. Owens Intermediate Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bessie E. Owens Intermediate Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 1
2 3
3 2
4 188
5 158
6 190
7 6
8 3
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bessie E. Owens Intermediate is a public elementary school located in Bakersfield, CA in the Bakersfield City School District. It enrolls 551 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bessie E. Owens Intermediate is the 2,773rd largest public school in California and the 17,005th largest nationally. It has 18.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 551
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.3
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,005th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,773rd out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 669th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,116th out of 6,159

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Bessie E. Owens Intermediate Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 301
(55%)
13,900
(51%)
 Female 250
(45%)
13,496
(49%)

Bessie E. Owens Intermediate Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 416
(75%)
21,269
(78%)
 Black 64
(12%)
2,413
(9%)
 White 49
(9%)
2,815
(10%)
 Asian 11
(2%)
334
(1%)
 Two or More 9
(2%)
354
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
167
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
44
(0%)

Bessie E. Owens Intermediate Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 462
(84%)
22,357
(82%)
 Not Eligible 57
(10%)
3,101
(11%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(6%)
1,938
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Bessie E. Owens Intermediate is ranked 1,308th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bessie E. Owens Intermediate students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Bessie E. Owens Intermediate Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 605
2006 540
2007 501
2008 459
2009 487
2010 488
2011 531
2012 551

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.9
2006 20.8
2007 16.2
2008 18.4
2009 22.1
2010 N/A
2011 21
2012 18.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.89256198347107
2006 0.87037037037037
2007 0.83832335329341
2008 0.89324618736383
2009 0.92402464065708
2010 0.88729508196721
2011 0.49529190207156
2012 0.89655172413793

Compare Bessie E. Owens Intermediate to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,880.0% 18.8:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 89.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Bessie E. Owens Intermediate
Bakersfield, CA
Public 04 - 06 551 18.8:1  
Bessie E. Owens Primary
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Public KG - 03 695 19.3:1 1 miles
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Fremont Elementary
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Bethel Christian School
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Private PK - 12 61 14:1 2 miles
Our Lady of Perpetual Help School
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Private PK - 08 367 17:1 2 miles
Heritage Christian Schools
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Private KG - 08 217 13:1 2 miles
Agapeland Christian Academy
Bakersfield, CA
Private PK - 02 66 11:1 2 miles
Valley Schools
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Private PK - 08 252 18:1 2 miles
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Public KG - 12 382 15.3:1 2 miles
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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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