Bessie E. Owens Primary School

815 Potomac Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93307 | (661) 631-5420
  • Grades: KG-3
  • Student Enrollment: 622
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 815 Potomac Ave., Bakersfield, CA 93307
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 622
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 40.8
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 310 (49.8%)
  • Females: 312 (50.2%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 25 (4.0%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 556 (89.4%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 581 (93.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Bessie E. Owens Primary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Black7812.5%
Asian81.3%
Hispanic50080.4%
White223.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Bessie E. Owens Primary School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten14122.7%
1st Grade16226.0%
2nd Grade16726.8%
3rd Grade15224.4%
Teacher Education Background (2009)
Percent With Bachelor's Degree
School:
10.3%
District:
10.6%
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2009)
Percent of Teachers With Emergency Credentials: 5.4%
Percent of Teachers With Credentials: 100.0%
Number of Certificated Staff: 39.0
Average Number of Years of Teacher Experience: 12.9
Average Age
School:
41.7
District:
45.7
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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