PROFICIENCY 32% 38% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #17 of 74 in Springfield
  • Ranked #116 of 2373 in Massachusetts
Proficiency Averages
31%Springfield
52%Massachusetts

Samuel Bowles is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Springfield School District" in Springfield, MA. There are a total of 338 students and 20 teachers at Samuel Bowles, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1.

Samuel Bowles has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 32.0%, which is 38% lower than the Massachusetts average.

Samuel Bowles location

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students338
Teachers20
Student/Teacher ratio17:1

 

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 Samuel Bowles, 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
All27%
320-29%
420-24%
530-39%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All37%
330-39%
430-34%
550-59%
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.

Samuel Bowles race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMassachusettsNational
White 16.8% 13.3% 65.2% 51.1%
Black 14.9% 21.6% 8.7% 15.9%
Asian 1.3% 2.7% 6.2% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 62.5% 59.5% 16.2% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.6% 0.1% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.6% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.2% 2.8% 3.3% 3.1%

Springfield demographics profile

StatisticSpringfieldMassachusettsNational
Population153,9916,949,503328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)4,83289491
Median age32.639.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)38%53%55%
Speak English61%77%79%
Speak Spanish33%9%13%

Education level achieved in Springfield

IndexSpringfieldMassachusettsNational
Completed 8th grade73.2%88.3%84.3%
Completed high school70.9%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college46.1%65.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.4%49.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.8%41.2%30.3%
Completed masters7.1%18.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%5.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%2.6%1.3%
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Source: The Samuel Bowles data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.