School Details

Bowling Green Elementary School

4211 Turnbridge Dr. or 6807 Franklin Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95823
(916) 433-5426
3

(out of 10)

Charter Grades K-6 750 students 16 students/teacher (CA avg is 21)

Test Scores by grade

44%
48%
56%
68%
57%
65%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Sacramento City Unified School District average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

28%
36%
46%
52%
58%
66%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Sacramento City Unified School District average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

52%
56%
65%
58%
63%
72%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Sacramento City Unified School District average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

37%
49%
60%
49%
56%
65%
23%
42%
57%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Sacramento City Unified School District average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

42%
52%
60%
50%
51%
55%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Sacramento City Unified School District average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Bowling Green Elementary School is a charter elementary school in Sacramento. The principal of Bowling Green Elementary School is Susan Gibson/Elizabeth Aguirre, who can be contacted at susan-gibson@sac-city.k12.ca.us. 750 children attend Bowling Green Elementary School and identify as Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Pacific Islander. 56% of the Bowling Green Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 85% of the 750 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Bowling Green Elementary School is 16:1. Pacific Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Drawing painting
  • Theater drama

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 58% 33%
White, non-Hispanic 4% 21%
Pacific Islander 3% 2%
Filipino 2% 1%
Multiracial 2% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2% 47559%
Asian 18% 20%
Black, non-Hispanic 16% 21%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.8% 1%
Unspecified 0% 0.7%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 85% 65%
Limited English proficiency 56% 26%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (2 years ago)

    I have really loved this school. My son and my daughter have been enrolled in the Spanish Immersion program. They are now doing well academically in both languages. I'm very impressed with the programs offered by the school. The teachers are great. The school offers lots of after school enrichment and support. I love the climate. The students are very respectful and the teachers do an amazing job teaching students to be respectful. It is very difficult to get into kindergarten because of the demand but it is worth it.

  • (3 years ago)

    We currently have two small learning communities the Chacon Language and Science Academy (CLASA) and the Ken McCoy Academy both under the umbrella of Bowling Green Charter School. I work for the Chacon Academy (CLASA) teaching 1st grade Spanish immersion (K-6) but we also offer Sheltered English instruction K-6 with the opportunity to learn conversational Spanish. We incorporate many innovative techniques including Whole Brain Teaching Integrated Thematic Instruction Hands-on Science Monart and Guided Language Acquisition Design (GLAD) trained quality teachers. Come by to see us at CLASA!

  • (4 years ago)

    My expirence here has not been a good one. my children have been attending since last year and My son has been bullied by the students nearly on a regular basis the school has been on lock down twice in about a month. I felt that since it was a charter school and alittle out of my way it would be better than anyother elementary. Basically he is the minority in a school that feels that Spanish should be the first page on every news letter and anouncment instead of English. Granted Mrs.Amenro and Mrs.Chau are the 2 exceptional teachers that truly care about their students and their well being. It shows in the class room and out. The school has made great strides but still has a long way to go.

  • (5 years ago)

    This school so far has offered family activities to bring us parents together. The principal is very dedicated to the students and teachers. She is willing to help and answer questions - as well as take suggestions. The teachers I have met seem very into their job! My child came from a private sch. so I was concerend how my child would adjust. It has been great.

  • (9 years ago)

    Problem with principal and backbone. Too much parent apathy but this could change with real leadership. GATE program as well as teacher quality mostly exemplary but overall quality could go either way.

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Overall score

(based on 9 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
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