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Bowman Middle (leave a review)
Contact Information

+1 (828) 766-3370

410 S Mitchell Avenue

Bakersville, North Carolina


About Bowman Middle
5th Grade - 8th Grade

Bowman Middle is located in the Mitchell County Schools district of the state of North Carolina. It is one of 7 schools in its district.

A relatively small school, it has an enrolment of 227 students from 5th Grade to 8th Grade and is classified as a regular school.

In recent years, the number of teachers has remained static while the pupil population has remained static in a similar timeframe.

An average teaching salary at Bowman Middle is $36,796, which is lower than the North Carolina state average of $41,603.

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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

School-wide program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Bowman Middle 227$8,86713$36,7960.04
Gouge Elementary (0.12 miles) 255$10,05612$41,2530.13
Mitchell High (3.38 miles) 536$9,77114$40,4570.15
Micaville Elementary (7.83 miles) 168$10,42412$42,6130.22
Deyton Elementary (7.98 miles) 254$8,16713$43,7460.30
Harris Middle (8.05 miles) 263$8,33513$39,7950.23

Bowman Middle

Number of pupils227
Funding per pupil$8,867
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$36,796
Diversity index0.04

Gouge Elementary (0.12 miles)

Number of pupils255
Funding per pupil$10,056
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$41,253
Diversity index0.13

Mitchell High (3.38 miles)

Number of pupils536
Funding per pupil$9,771
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$40,457
Diversity index0.15

Micaville Elementary (7.83 miles)

Number of pupils168
Funding per pupil$10,424
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$42,613
Diversity index0.22

Deyton Elementary (7.98 miles)

Number of pupils254
Funding per pupil$8,167
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$43,746
Diversity index0.30

Harris Middle (8.05 miles)

Number of pupils263
Funding per pupil$8,335
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$39,795
Diversity index0.23
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Nearest Schools
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Rankings within North Carolina
There are 2,655 schools in North Carolina. Rankings don't always go up to 2,655 because some schools have missing data.
2260thlargest school
2220thhighest number of FTE teachers
532ndlowest pupil-teacher ratio
2129thhighest average teaching salary
1751sthighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
254thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
2591sthighest diversity index
915thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

5th Grade - 8th Grade: 5.5 hours

Kindergarten: 185 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 185 days

12th Grade: 185 days

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