Welcome to Hammett L. Bowen Jr. Elementary School's website. Our students, staff, and parents work as a team to assure that our students are successful. We will continue to strive for excellence. Our vision at Hammett Bowen is to provide an educationally rich environment where each individual of the school is valued, respected, and encouraged to reach his/her fullest potential as a productive citizen.
At Hammett Bowen, our mission is to create a safe and supportive environment that embraces the cultural and educational diversity of students and staff; while promoting an environment where learning is valued, nurtured, and where stakeholders are motivated to do their personal best. Self-discipline and high expectations will be reflected in all aspects of the school community; in behavior, student work, and meaningful relationships that are built between students, families, and the staff. Hammett L. Bowen Jr. Elementary is a model for a strong school and community program dedicated to educating the whole child.
Student Day: 7:45AM - 2:05PM
Breakfast Served: 7:20-7:40AM
Teacher Day: 7:05AM - 2:50PM
Early Release Time: 12:05PM
Office Hours: 7:00AM-3:30PM
Breakfast and Lunch: Free for all children
Adult Lunches: $2.75
Main office: 352-291-7900
Extended Day: 352-291-7917
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