Accountability rating (2018-2019)

F

San Antonio ISD: B

Total students

518

Avg. teacher experience

10.3 years

San Antonio ISD: 10.5 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

San Antonio ISD: 83.7%

Statewide: 90%

Bowden Academy is an elementary school in San Antonio, TX, in the San Antonio ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 518 students. 73% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 28% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

The school received an accountability rating of F for the previous school year. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2019-2020 school year.

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $56,418, which is $673 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 10.3 years of experience.

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Contact information

Address

515 Willow St
San Antonio, TX 78202-1297

Office phone number

(210) 738-9770

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Bowden Academy are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 20. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.7 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 20.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

518

African American

38 (7.3%)

San Antonio ISD: 6.1%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

San Antonio ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

1 (0.2%)

San Antonio ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

457 (88.2%)

San Antonio ISD: 89.9%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

San Antonio ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

16 (3.1%)

San Antonio ISD: 2.8%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

6 (1.2%)

San Antonio ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

7.3%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

0.2%

Hispanic

88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

3.1%

Two or more races

1.2%

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as "economically disadvantaged" if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

73 %

San Antonio ISD: 72.4%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

96.9 %

San Antonio ISD: 89.4%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

27.2 %

San Antonio ISD: 20.7%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

73.0%

Econ. disadvantaged

96.9%

Limited Eng. proficiency

27.2%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2019-2020 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

28 %

San Antonio ISD: 22.2%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

0 %

San Antonio ISD: 22.3%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

4.2 %

San Antonio ISD: 6.9%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

12.5 %

San Antonio ISD: 12.2%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

28.0%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

4.2%

Special education

12.5%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2019-2020 school year. All Texas public school districts and campuses received the label “Not Rated: Declared State of Disaster.” Our schools explorer shows the accountability ratings from the 2018-2019 school year.

Overall

F

San Antonio ISD: B

Student achievement

F

San Antonio ISD: C

School progress

F

San Antonio ISD: B

Closing the gaps

F

San Antonio ISD: C

The overall grades are based on three categories: student achievement (how well students perform academically), school progress (how well students perform over time and compared to students in similar schools) and closing the gaps (how well schools are boosting performance for subgroups such as students with special needs).

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2020 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2019-2020 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

35.8

African American

6 (16.8%)

San Antonio ISD: 8.3%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

San Antonio ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

San Antonio ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

22 (61.4%)

San Antonio ISD: 67%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

San Antonio ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

7.8 (21.8%)

San Antonio ISD: 22%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

San Antonio ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent.

No degree

0 (0%)

San Antonio ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

24 (67%)

San Antonio ISD: 65%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

11.8 (33%)

San Antonio ISD: 34.4%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

San Antonio ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2019-2020.

Students per teacher

14.5

San Antonio ISD: 15.6

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2019-2020 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

10.3 years

San Antonio ISD: 10.5 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$56,418

San Antonio ISD: $57,081

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$53,399

San Antonio ISD: $53,962

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$54,361

San Antonio ISD: $55,036

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$55,562

San Antonio ISD: $56,165

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$57,631

San Antonio ISD: $57,967

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$60,722

San Antonio ISD: $62,332

Statewide: $65,449

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