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2755 Barkley Ave

Santa Clara, CA 95051

(408) 423-1100

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 360

Students Per Teacher: 28

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29 Parent Reviews for Bowers Elementary School

My son has been attending Bowers Elementary since grade 1. He is in grade 4 now and enjoys going to school. Both, teachers and staff, are very caring. Way to go Bowers!

Posted by a parent on 01/18/15

Bowers is an awesome school!. As a parent, you look at the rating, and wonder and probably think Oh No...I want a better school for my child. We decided to stay with our home school Bowers and have been there for 2 years. The school has a lot to offer and my son excelled with the teaching of the Kinder ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/15/14

This is a wonderful school! I had seen a major improvements in his studying. He's able to complete his daily homework assignments within 45mins to 1 hour. His reading has improved dramatically! I am very thankful that I made the right decision to transfer my son to this school. Bowers had made a tremondous ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/25/13

I have two kids that go here, and this is a wonderful school. The faculty is very attentive to the kids' needs, and they do above and beyond their job for the kids. Love, Love, Love this school!!!

Posted by a parent on 12/04/12

I am a former student of Bowers Elementary and am now currently attending UC Berkeley. This school changed my life. Before Bowers, I had attended a private religious institution for 6 years and was petrified at the idea of attending a public school for 5th grade. However, going to Bowers was life changing. ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 11/11/12

This is a wonderful school. I love the teachers and the experiences I have had with my child's classes have shown the teachers (and staff) to be extremely committed to education and caring for our kids. I find my child to be challenged on a regular basis and overall genuinely happy in day to day activities. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/02/12

Great school with excellent teachers and good leadership with the school principal. The principal is really involved in all the school activities and events which is great. Parents can talk freely to him and you see him regularly. He goes into the classrooms and talks to the kids. This is much different ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/15/12

I have three children that attend Bowers and I am most impressed by the staff and teachers at this school. The heart, commitment and hard work that I see demonstrated day in and day out is extraordinary. My children are not only learning academically, but their characters are being built up by the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/21/12

Bowers teachers are excellent, caring, and very passionate about teaching. We are very pleased with how Bowers has handled all the budget cuts in these tough economic times and still thrived while keeping the students best interests in mind.

Posted by a parent on 02/22/12

Bowers is a wonderful school. My husband & I attended Bowers as did my children & now grandchildren. All of the staff are very caring, professional & take a great interest in the development of the students. Love this school!!!

Posted by a other on 02/11/12

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Test Year: 2012
Bowers Elementary School
Santa Clara Unified School District
* 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.

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Santa Clara schools — Bowers Elementary School is located at 2755 Barkley Ave, Santa Clara CA 95051. 2755 Barkley Ave is in the 95051 ZIP code in Santa Clara, CA The school district for Bowers Elementary School is the Santa Clara Unified School District. Bowers Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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