Bowie



Bowie Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bowie Students by Grade
PK 0
K 71
1 53
2 53
3 58
4 79
5 56
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bowie is a public elementary school located in Chicopee, MA in the Chicopee School District. It enrolls 370 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bowie is the 613th largest public school in Massachusetts and the 34,649th largest nationally. It has 15.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 370
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.54

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Bowie Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 192
(52%)
2,482
(47%)
 Male 178
(48%)
2,762
(53%)

Bowie Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 283
(76%)
3,179
(61%)
 Hispanic 54
(15%)
1,663
(32%)
 Two or More 18
(5%)
148
(3%)
 Black 10
(3%)
166
(3%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
75
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

Bowie Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 192
(52%)
1,723
(33%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 136
(37%)
3,073
(59%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 42
(11%)
448
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,088 ranked schools in Massachusetts, Bowie is ranked 343rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bowie students on free and reduced lunch assistance (48.1%) is slightly higher than the state average of 38.7%. 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.

Bowie Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 418
2006 396
2007 412
2008 409
2009 404
2010 361
2011 370
2012 370

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.1
2006 15.8
2007 15.8
2008 17.4
2009 15.5
2010 15
2011 15.4
2012 15.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.39473684210526
2006 0.35858585858586
2007 0.36650485436893
2008 0.37408312958435
2009 0.43811881188119
2010 0.44321329639889
2011 0.43243243243243
2012 0.48108108108108

Compare Bowie to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,238.6% 12.4:1
 
1,510.0% 15.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 38.7%
 
This School 48.1%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Bowie
Chicopee, MA
Public KG - 05 370 15.1:1  
Hampden Charter School of Science
Chicopee, MA
Public 06 - 12 334 12.5:1 1 miles
Streiber Memorial School
Chicopee, MA
Public KG - 05 263 14:1 1 miles
Fairview Middle School
Chicopee, MA
Public 06 - 08 691 12.2:1 1 miles
Selser
Chicopee, MA
Public KG - 05 396 13.4:1 1 miles
Bellamy Middle School
Chicopee, MA
Public 06 - 08 939 12.1:1 2 miles
Litwin
Chicopee, MA
Public KG - 05 389 13:1 3 miles
St Joan of Arc School
Chicopee, MA
Private PK - 08 243 17:1 3 miles
Mater Dolorosa Elementary School
Holyoke, MA
Private PK - 08 251 13:1 3 miles
Kelly Elementary
Holyoke, MA
Public KG - 08 565 11.1:1 3 miles
Plains Elementary
South Hadley, MA
Public PK - 01 317 12.9:1 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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