Bowers School



Bowers School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bowers School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 77
1 52
2 67
3 77
4 64
5 70
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bowers School is a public elementary school located in Manchester, CT in the Manchester School District. It enrolls 407 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bowers School is the 318th largest public school in Connecticut and the 30,909th largest nationally. It has 14.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 407
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.17

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Bowers School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 220
(54%)
1,760
(52%)
 Female 187
(46%)
1,629
(48%)

Bowers School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 200
(49%)
1,241
(37%)
 Hispanic 107
(26%)
885
(26%)
 Black 57
(14%)
734
(22%)
 Two or More 25
(6%)
185
(5%)
 Asian 16
(4%)
333
(10%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
11
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Bowers School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 216
(53%)
1,482
(44%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 158
(39%)
1,621
(48%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(8%)
286
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Bowers School is ranked 208th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bowers School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (46.9%) is slightly higher than the state average of 40.2%. 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 School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 454
2006 485
2007 490
2008 412
2009 431
2010 409
2011 401
2012 407

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.1
2006 16.5
2007 16.1
2008 13.6
2009 16
2010 14.6
2011 14.2
2012 14

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.25330396475771
2006 0.35051546391753
2007 0.3530612244898
2008 0.38834951456311
2009 0.46403712296984
2010 0.45232273838631
2011 0.49625935162095
2012 0.46928746928747

Compare Bowers School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,400.0% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.2%
 
This School 46.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Bowers School
Manchester, CT
Public KG - 05 407 14:1  
St Bridget School
Manchester, CT
Private PK - 08 203 14:1 1 miles
Manchester Preschool Center
Manchester, CT
Public PK - PK 192 17.3:1 1 miles
The Cornerstone Christian School
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Private PK - 12 174 8:1 1 miles
Buckley School
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Public PK - 05 332 12.1:1 1 miles
Robertson School
Manchester, CT
Public KG - 05 355 13.3:1 2 miles
Elisabeth M. Bennet Academy
Manchester, CT
Public 06 - 06 406 11.2:1 2 miles
Waddell School
Manchester, CT
Public KG - 05 352 14.3:1 2 miles
St James School
Manchester, CT
Private PK - 08 419 17:1 2 miles
Washington School
Manchester, CT
Public KG - 05 379 14:1 2 miles
Assumption School
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Private PK - 08 148 8:1 3 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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