Richard Bowling Elementary



Richard Bowling Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Richard Bowling Elementary Students by Grade
PK 69
K 66
1 81
2 65
3 75
4 71
5 60
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Richard Bowling Elementary is a public elementary school located in Norfolk, VA in the Norfolk City Public Schools. It enrolls 487 students in grades 1st through 12th. Richard Bowling Elementary is the 694th largest public school in Virginia and the 23,188th largest nationally. It has 15.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 487
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.56
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 23,188th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 694th out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 397th out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 593rd out of 1,156

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Richard Bowling Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 254
(52%)
11,759
(49%)
 Male 233
(48%)
12,408
(51%)

Richard Bowling Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 466
(96%)
14,668
(61%)
 Two or More 9
(2%)
1,505
(6%)
 Hispanic 8
(2%)
2,010
(8%)
 White 4
(1%)
5,305
(22%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
492
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
84
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
103
(0%)

Richard Bowling Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 484
(99%)
16,744
(69%)
 Not Eligible 3
(1%)
6,456
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
967
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Richard Bowling Elementary is ranked 101st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Richard Bowling Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 44.7%. 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.

Richard Bowling Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 410
2006 452
2007 466
2008 472
2009 494
2010 465
2011 560
2012 565
2013 505
2014 521
2015 487

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.5
2006 13
2007 14.1
2008 14.3
2009 15
2010 15
2011 20
2012 19.3
2013 15.8
2014 15.7
2015 15

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.80731707317073
2006 0.82079646017699
2007 0.76609442060086
2008 0.78601694915254
2009 0.82995951417004
2010 0.74623655913978
2011 0.77321428571429
2012 0.79823008849558
2013 0.7980198019802
2014 0.76007677543186
2015 0.99383983572895

Compare Richard Bowling Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,500.0% 15.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 99.4%
 

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