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Patrick Freeman


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Phone: 907-742-5600

Fax: 907-742-5611

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11700 Gregory Road, Anchorage, Alaska 99516

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Bowman Elementary School

School hours: 9 a.m – 3:30 p.m.


School staff

Administrative Assistant




School Business Partners

Alaska Zoo

Anchorage Fire Department #9

Geno & Sals Grill

Great Alaska Pizza Company



Putters Wild

SoYo Yogurt Shoppe

SteamDot Coffee

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About our school:

Willard L. Bowman Elementary is a diverse school that provides a variety of educational opportunities for students in a safe and nurturing environment in southeast Anchorage. Our academic focus includes open option and traditional, neighborhood models. As part of our schoolwide expectations, students focus on being safe, respectful, caring, involved and responsible. Bowman welcomes families, providing comprehensive learning opportunities for all students.


Grade levels: K-6  |  Number of students: 485

Mascot: Bobcat   |  Colors: Blue & silver

Motto or slogan: Keep Calm and Study On


Performance assessments and surveys

Several reports and data that assess this school's performance, goals, student issues, community input and more can be found on the performance assessments and surveys page.


Apply to attend

Students who do not reside within this school's neighborhood boundary and those who do not currently attend the school need to apply through the school lottery or zone exemption system using the "Apply" link below.


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Apply for Bowman Open Optional Program

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