Bowers Elementary



Bowers Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bowers Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 61
1 62
2 60
3 55
4 59
5 61
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bowers Elementary is a public elementary school located in Santa Clara, CA in the Santa Clara Unf School District. It enrolls 358 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bowers Elementary is the 4,738th largest public school in California and the 35,865th largest nationally. It has 27.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 358
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 13
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 35,865th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 4,738th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,858th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 5,074th out of 6,159

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Bowers Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 182
(51%)
5,805
(51%)
 Female 176
(49%)
5,508
(49%)

Bowers Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 157
(44%)
4,157
(37%)
 Asian 114
(32%)
3,661
(32%)
 White 58
(16%)
2,397
(21%)
 Two or More 16
(4%)
536
(5%)
 Black 11
(3%)
392
(3%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
60
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
110
(1%)

Bowers Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 162
(45%)
3,959
(35%)
 Not Eligible 147
(41%)
6,306
(56%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 49
(14%)
1,048
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Bowers Elementary is ranked 3,692nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bowers Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (58.9%) is slightly 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.

Bowers Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 362
2006 380
2007 383
2008 387
2009 388
2010 386
2011 347
2012 358

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.9
2006 20
2007 14.8
2008 19.8
2009 18
2010 N/A
2011 24.4
2012 27.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.65193370165746
2006 0.6
2007 0.65013054830287
2008 0.57622739018088
2009 0.56958762886598
2010 0.54663212435233
2011 0.29971181556196
2012 0.58938547486034

Compare Bowers Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,750.0% 27.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 58.9%
 

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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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