Bowie Elementary



Bowie Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bowie Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 87
1 120
2 110
3 96
4 80
5 83
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bowie Elementary is a public elementary school located in Abilene, TX in the Abilene Independent School District. It enrolls 576 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bowie Elementary is the 2,107th largest public school in Texas and the 15,004th largest nationally. It has 17.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 576
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 33.05
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 15,004th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 2,107th out of 4,735
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 3,660th out of 4,707
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,546th out of 4,707

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Bowie Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 289
(50%)
6,781
(52%)
 Female 287
(50%)
6,214
(48%)

Bowie Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 275
(48%)
5,530
(43%)
 White 227
(39%)
5,146
(40%)
 Black 50
(9%)
1,517
(12%)
 Two or More 17
(3%)
511
(4%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
227
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
48
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
16
(0%)

Bowie Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 400
(69%)
7,790
(60%)
 Not Eligible 109
(19%)
3,978
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 67
(12%)
1,227
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,701 ranked schools in Texas, Bowie Elementary is ranked 1,368th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bowie Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.1%) is higher than the state average of 63.8%. 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 Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 592
2006 547
2007 584
2008 571
2009 611
2010 621
2011 609
2012 576

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.4
2006 11.9
2007 13.4
2008 14.5
2009 15.2
2010 16.7
2011 18.3
2012 17.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.80236486486486
2006 0.75319926873857
2007 0.73801369863014
2008 0.74430823117338
2009 0.79378068739771
2010 0.8341384863124
2011 0.80952380952381
2012 0.81076388888889

Compare Bowie Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,492.5% 14.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,740.0% 17.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 63.8%
 
This School 81.1%
 

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Public KG - 05 576 17.4:1  
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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