Bessie E. Owens Intermediate



Bessie E. Owens Intermediate Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bessie E. Owens Intermediate Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 222
5 181
6 194
7 0
8 0
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 597 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bessie E. Owens Intermediate is the 2,230th largest public school in California and the 13,881st largest nationally. It has 23.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 597
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,881st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,230th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,834th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,962nd out of 6,257

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Bessie E. Owens Intermediate Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 302
(51%)
14,216
(49%)
 Male 295
(49%)
14,623
(51%)

Bessie E. Owens Intermediate Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 475
(80%)
22,701
(79%)
 White 52
(9%)
2,767
(10%)
 Black 48
(8%)
2,355
(8%)
 Asian 10
(2%)
354
(1%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
479
(2%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
154
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
29
(0%)

Bessie E. Owens Intermediate Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 470
(79%)
23,273
(81%)
 Not Eligible 99
(17%)
3,561
(12%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 28
(5%)
2,005
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Bessie E. Owens Intermediate is ranked 1,361st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bessie E. Owens Intermediate students on free and reduced lunch assistance (83.4%) is higher than the state average of 60.7%. 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
2013 559
2014 579
2015 597

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
2013 24.3
2014 24.1
2015 23.9

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
2013 0.85867620751342
2014 0.84801381692573
2015 0.83417085427136

Compare Bessie E. Owens Intermediate to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,390.0% 23.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 83.4%
 

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Bessie E. Owens Intermediate
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Public 04 - 06 597 23.9:1  
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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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