Bowen High School



Bowen High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bowen High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 97
10 149
11 109
12 144

Bowen High School is a public high school of the City of Chicago School District 299 located in Chicago, IL. It has 499 students in grades 9th through 12th. Bowen High School is the 348th largest public high school in Illinois and the 10,678th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 11.9 to 1.

Total Students: 499
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 42.06

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Bowen High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 251
(50%)
65,640
(51%)
 Male 248
(50%)
64,107
(49%)

Bowen High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 402
(81%)
57,299
(44%)
 Hispanic 92
(18%)
56,073
(43%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
2,109
(2%)
 White 2
(0%)
9,422
(7%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
428
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
4,310
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
106
(0%)

Bowen High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 434
(87%)
104,849
(81%)
 Not Eligible 65
(13%)
20,391
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
4,507
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Bowen High School is ranked 199th out of 0 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bowen High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (87.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 45.6%. 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.

Bowen High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 250
2006 331
2007 360
2008 318
2009 227
2010 185
2011 702
2012 499

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 16.6
2007 14.4
2008 13
2009 10.8
2010 15.4
2011 13.5
2012 11.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011 0.95726495726496
2012 0.86973947895792

Compare Bowen High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,190.0% 11.9:1
 
1,242.9% 12.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 87.0%
 

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