Accountability rating (2018-2019)

F

San Antonio ISD: B

Total students

460

Avg. teacher experience

8.5 years

San Antonio ISD: 10.3 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

San Antonio ISD: 84.4%

Statewide: 90.3%

Bowden Academy is an elementary school in San Antonio, TX, in the San Antonio ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 460 students. 65.4% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 27.8% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2020-2021 school year. The school received an accountability rating of F for the 2018-2019 school year.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $55,589, which is $2,052 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 8.5 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 2007 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

460

African American

32 (7%)

San Antonio ISD: 6%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

0 (0%)

San Antonio ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

San Antonio ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

411 (89.3%)

San Antonio ISD: 89.9%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

San Antonio ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

13 (2.8%)

San Antonio ISD: 2.8%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

4 (0.9%)

San Antonio ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

7.0%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

89.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

2.8%

Two or more races

0.9%

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

65.4 %

San Antonio ISD: 65.7%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

93.9 %

San Antonio ISD: 87.6%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

26.7 %

San Antonio ISD: 21%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

65.4%

Econ. disadvantaged

93.9%

Limited Eng. proficiency

26.7%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2020-2021 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

27.8 %

San Antonio ISD: 22.7%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

4.3 %

San Antonio ISD: 7.4%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

13 %

San Antonio ISD: 13.1%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

27.8%

Gifted and talented

4.3%

Special education

13.0%

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 2020-2021 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 when available.

Overall (2018-2019)

F

San Antonio ISD: B

Student achievement (2018-2019)

F

San Antonio ISD: C

School progress (2018-2019)

F

San Antonio ISD: B

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

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 2021 Accountability Manual.

Chronic absenteeism

The chronic absenteeism rate for students during the 2019-2020 school year. It measures the number of students who were absent for at least ten percent of the school year.

All students

11.3 %

San Antonio ISD: 14.5%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

N/A

San Antonio ISD: 14.9%

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

14.6 %

San Antonio ISD: 18.1%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

Masked

San Antonio ISD: 7.2%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

11 %

San Antonio ISD: 14.2%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

San Antonio ISD: 10%

Statewide: 7.2%

White

0 %

San Antonio ISD: 14.2%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

40 %

San Antonio ISD: 15.2%

Statewide: 6.7%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2020-2021 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

36.1

African American

4 (11.1%)

San Antonio ISD: 8.2%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

San Antonio ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

San Antonio ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

25.1 (69.4%)

San Antonio ISD: 67.9%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

San Antonio ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

7.1 (19.5%)

San Antonio ISD: 21.4%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

San Antonio ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 1.2%

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: 1.6%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

25.6 (70.8%)

San Antonio ISD: 62.5%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

10.6 (29.2%)

San Antonio ISD: 35.6%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

San Antonio ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2020-2021.

Students per teacher

12.7

San Antonio ISD: 14.5

Statewide: 14.5

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2020-2021 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

8.5 years

San Antonio ISD: 10.3 years

Statewide: 11.2 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

$55,589

San Antonio ISD: $56,337

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$53,542

San Antonio ISD: $52,465

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$54,040

San Antonio ISD: $54,316

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$55,649

San Antonio ISD: $55,506

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$57,273

San Antonio ISD: $57,511

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$59,901

San Antonio ISD: $60,486

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

N/A

San Antonio ISD: $67,357

Statewide: $69,974

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