PROFICIENCY 32% 16% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
47%Santa Clara Unified
45%Santa Clara
38%California

Bowers Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Santa Clara Unified" in Santa Clara, CA. There are a total of 327 students and 13 teachers at Bowers Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 27 to 1. There are a total of 161 free lunch students and 42 reduced lunch students.

Bowers Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 32.0%, which is 16% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students327
Teachers12.5
Student/Teacher ratio27:1
Free lunch161
Reduced lunch42

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Bowers Elementary, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All25-29%
330-39%
420-29%
520-29%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All35-39%
330-39%
420-29%
540-49%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Bowers Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian n/a 22.5% 24.1% 51.1%
African American n/a 4.3% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian n/a 30.9% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a 36.6% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a 0.6% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a 1.0% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a 4.0% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Juan Cabrillo Middle School35%0.2Santa Clara, CA
Bracher Elementary45%0.6Santa Clara, CA
Briarwood Elementary40%0.7Santa Clara, CA
Adrian Wilcox High56%0.7Santa Clara, CA
Magnolia Science Academy Santa Clara67%0.9Santa Clara, CA
Santa Clara High38%0.9Santa Clara, CA
Pomeroy Elementary34%0.9Santa Clara, CA
Scott Lane Elementary14%1.0Santa Clara, CA
C. W. Haman Elementary45%1.2Santa Clara, CA
Millikin Elementary91%1.7Santa Clara, CA
Sutter Elementary62%1.8Santa Clara, CA
Ponderosa Elementary58%1.8Sunnyvale, CA

Santa Clara demographics profile

StatisticSanta ClaraCaliforniaNational
Population1,009,36338,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)5,68623291
Median age36.136.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%52%55%
Speak English43%56%79%
Speak Spanish23%29%13%

Education level achieved in Santa Clara

IndexSanta ClaraCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade82.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school80.8%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college65.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree47.6%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors40.2%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters15.8%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.7%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.0%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Bowers Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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