Bowman Elementary



Bowman Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bowman Elementary Students by Grade
PK 34
K 71
1 67
2 84
3 74
4 72
5 59
6 74
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 535 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bowman Elementary is the 14th largest public school in Alaska and the 18,753rd largest nationally. It has 15.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 535
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 18,753rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 14th out of 381
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 236th out of 380
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 8th out of 380

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Bowman Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 300
(56%)
16,176
(52%)
 Female 235
(44%)
15,055
(48%)

Bowman Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 282
(53%)
13,271
(42%)
 Two or More 94
(18%)
5,011
(16%)
 Asian 55
(10%)
3,039
(10%)
 Hispanic 45
(8%)
3,598
(12%)
 American Indian 40
(7%)
2,750
(9%)
 Pacific Islander 13
(2%)
1,802
(6%)
 Black 6
(1%)
1,760
(6%)

Bowman Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 389
(73%)
16,603
(53%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 123
(23%)
13,621
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 23
(4%)
1,007
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 302 ranked schools in Alaska, Bowman Elementary is ranked 107th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bowman Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (27.3%) is lower than the state average of 54.4%. 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
2013 472
2014 521
2015 535

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
2013 14.6
2014 16.6
2015 15.5

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
2013 0.35381355932203
2014 0.29750479846449
2015 0.27289719626168

Compare Bowman Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,550.0% 15.5:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,617.0% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 27.3%
 
State Average 54.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public PK - 06 535 15.5:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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