Project Description

Bowden Academy

Grades served for 2020-21: PK-8th

Dual Language: Lottery grade: – | Waitlist grades: PK3-2nd

Non Dual Language: Lottery grade: – | Waitlist grades: PK3-8th

Principal: Brian Sparks

Phone: (210) 738-9770

Address: 515 Willow St., 78202

School Website

At Artemisia Bowden Academy, we believe in promoting a safe, engaging, and innovative learning community where students will gain foundational, academic, and personal skills to become leaders that positively impact their school and society. We strive for innovative classroom instruction and promote 21st-century learning. We take great pride in all of the community and mentoring partnerships that help promote our educational vision. We provide services in the areas of bilingual education/dual language, dyslexia, special education, and gifted & talented to all eligible students.

  • Innovative instruction through 21st-century learning
  • Bilingual, dual language, gifted & talented, special education services
  • Community and mentoring partnerships

Pre-AP • Art, Band, Choir, Music • Bilingual Education/Dual Language • Special Education: ACE, PBIS, PPCD

Ella Austin, Girl Zone, Ft. Sam Houston, Dignowity Hill Neighborhood Association, Blue Star Art, Boys & Girls Club of San Antonio

Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Soccer, Volleyball , Literature Club, Gardening Club, Student Safety Patrols

The District is hosting Choice Information Sessions. Parents, come learn about the Choice Application Process and how to apply for the 2020-21 school year. Light refreshments will be served, and Spanish interpretation will be available. No RSVP is necessary. We hope to see you there! Schedule below:

  • Thursday, February 6  |  9-10 AM  |  Pickett Academy (cafeteria)
    • General information on Choice School & Program options, application/waitlist process
    • Families may apply online or complete a paper application at this session. 
  • Thursday, February 20  |  5-6 PM  |  Rodriguez Montessori Elementary
    • General information on Choice School & Program options, application/waitlist process
    • Rodriguez Montessori staff will be present at this session to give details about the school.
    • Families may apply online or complete a paper application at this session.
  • Saturday, March 28  |  9-10 AM  | Burnet Learning Center (cafeteria)
    • Round 2 Choice School & Program options, application/waitlist process
    • Families may apply online or complete a paper application at this session.
  • Monday, April 27  |  5-6 PM  | Burnet Learning Center (cafeteria)
    • Round 2 Choice School & Program options, application/waitlist process
    • Families may apply online or complete a paper application at this session.