James Bowie Elementary School

Serves grades PK - 5

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
47 James Bowie Ln
Simms, TX 75574
Phone
(903) 543-2245
District
SIMMS ISD
County
BOWIE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
234
Classroom Teachers
15

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Texas

7

(10 is best)

Better than 62.9% of TX schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

6

(10 is best)

James Bowie Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 61 44
Proficiency in Reading 50 41
Proficiency in Math 72 46

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 50 46
Proficiency in Reading 47 44
Proficiency in Math 53 47

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 34 54
Proficiency in Reading 35 51
Proficiency in Math 32 57

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 15.38
AVG FOR DISTRICT 10.71
AVG FOR STATE 15.19
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 28 12.0%
Kindergarten 36 15.4%
Grade 1 39 16.7%
Grade 2 37 15.8%
Grade 3 31 13.2%
Grade 4 31 13.2%
Grade 5 32 13.7%
Total 234 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 97.8% 94.8% 28.9%
Black 0.0% 0.0% 12.9%
Hispanic 1.3% 4.1% 53.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.0% 0.0% 4.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.9% 1.0% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 54.7% 51.4% 58.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 44.4% 42.1% 52.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 10.3% 9.3% 6.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 5,257 28,701,845
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 35.9 108
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 2.0% 7.2%
5-19 YEARS OLD 8.2% 21.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 54.9% 35.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 21.2% 23.8%
65 OR OLDER 13.6% 11.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 1,037 9,562,772
Single Parent Households With Children 13.6% 12.5%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 72.8% 82.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 6.8% 28.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 3.7% 12.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 6.3% 14.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.3% 12.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 25.8% 17.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 23.5% 18.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 14.7% 14.7%
$15,000 or less 11.8% 11.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,557 $3,298,171 67.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $211 $106,133 2.2%
Staff $93 $46,779 1.0%
General Administration $326 $163,978 3.4%
School Administration $616 $309,848 6.3%
Operation $763 $383,789 7.9%
Transportation $0 $0 0.0%
Other $416 $209,248 4.3%
Total Support $2,425 $1,219,775 25.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $730 $367,190 7.5%
Total Expenditures $9,712 $4,885,136 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,397 $28,918,524,308 47.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $442 $2,367,389,970 3.9%
Staff $436 $2,333,971,970 3.8%
General Administration $128 $686,315,674 1.1%
School Administration $527 $2,824,943,065 4.6%
Operation $710 $3,802,009,903 6.2%
Transportation $249 $1,333,957,706 2.2%
Other $416 $2,230,530,750 3.7%
Total Support $2,908 $15,579,381,241 25.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,052 $16,350,528,291 26.9%
Total Expenditures $11,357 $60,848,895,653 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%