Thea Bowman Leadership Academy

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975 W 6th Ave

Gary, IN 46402

(219) 883-4826

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Grades: K - 6

School Type: Public, Charter

Student Enrollment: 670

Students Per Teacher: 22

Parent Reviews

15 Parent Reviews for Thea Bowman Leadership Academy

This school is a great place to send your child to learn. The only concerns I have with this school is how the teachers talk to the children. They are usually talking in an harsh manner and instead of instructing a child to do something, they tend to "bark" it at them in a mean way. I also noticed that ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/29/14

The school is good but they go too far with their attempts to be strict. If you child is tardy four times they suspend them for a day. Even if they are a straight A student and this is their first infraction. This is a bit excessive and can negatively impact their status as a 21st Century Scholar. Unfortunately ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/19/13

I am currently a high school senior at TBLA and I love it. I've tried going to public school and I hate it. There's nothing like attending a place where the teachers not only care about you learning, but they care about you period. I love this school, it's DEFINATELY home for me ! I wouldn't change a ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 12/01/11

This is my son's freshman year; so far so good! I strongly appreciate the rappor that I've had with his teachers! They show genuine concern for his academics as well as his sportsmanship! I look forward to registering my other child for TBLA next year! Keep it up TBLA!

Posted by a parent on 01/20/11

im a current student at thea bowman and i think you can do better for your kids . this school treat the basketball team like there so type of god . they always let them get away with any and everything . every thing you learn here you can learn at a public school . the teachers are better their always ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 01/13/11

I have both an elementary and high school student who attend, and I am extremely impressed! The level of higher level thinking skills the teachers push the students to use is phenomenal and I'm very proud to say my kids go there.

Posted by a parent on 10/18/10

Thea Bowman is a excellent school,and the teachers,principal and whole school adminstration is concerned about their students.I would recommend this school to anyone .My grandaughter will graduate in june and her younger brother and sister attends here.

Posted by a other on 05/01/10

Thea Bowman School teaches values that will help make our world more peaceful. Some of the values are responsibility, accountability, respect, equality, honesty, trust, and these will help students become good leaders in our society.

Posted by a parent on 04/22/10

I love Thea Bowman Leadership Academy because it produces graduates who are respectful of others, who enjoy learning and who want to be persons who are leaders.

Posted by a other on 04/21/10

I love this school, it is a great experience to have my children attend this school. The falculty and staff has excel these children to the highest level of education. This school provides a safe environment for my child. Kudos for Thea Bowan elementary and Jr/Sr. High

Posted by a parent on 11/03/08

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ISTEP+* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Thea Bowman Leadership Academy
Aqs - Thea Bowman Leadership Academy
* In 2011-2012 Indiana used the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+) assessment to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English/language arts and math, grades 4 and 6 in science, and in grades 5 and 7 in social studies. The ISTEP+ is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Indiana. The goal is for all students to score at the passing level on the test.

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Gary schools — Thea Bowman Leadership Academy is located at 975 W 6th Ave, Gary IN 46402. 975 W 6th Ave is in the 46402 ZIP code in Gary, IN The school district for Thea Bowman Leadership Academy is the Aqs - Thea Bowman Leadership Academy. Thea Bowman Leadership Academy is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 6.
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