Thea Bowman is highly sought after as a choice charter school and has a student population of over 1000.Learn More
We believe that the arts promote an understanding of the human experience, and are an essential part of the core curriculum.Learn More
Academic success at this charter school can be credited in part to dedicated teachers and administrators.Learn More
All students will develop a sense of reciprocal obligation to family, school, community and their countryLearn more
American Quality Schools (AQS) is a not-for-profit educational management company that operates charter schools in the Midwest.
We are committed toExcellence in:
Measurable Standards of Excellence
High Academic Standard
Our schools are public charter schools, and offer open admission to all children
Thea Bowman Leadership Academy is located in Gary, Indiana and serves grades K-12 in two facilities, including a newly constructed middle and high school building. This charter school believes that all children are different and unique learners, and that it is a necessity to nurture every student with ingredients of love, respect, attention, discipline, encouragement, honesty, good adult examples, and role models.
Facilitating grade-proficient students and developing a strong sense of self-worth is imperative to the educational pedagogy of Thea Bowman. Academic success at this charter school can be credited in part to smaller classroom sizes, personalized learning, and dedicated teachers and administrators. Thea Bowman has been able to shape the curriculum to the needs of its student body. Read More
School Hours of Operation Monday | Tuesday | Thursday | Friday 8:00a.m - 3:15p.m
(Grades K-8) Monday | Tuesday | Thursday | Friday (High School)
8:00a.m-3:30p.m Both Elementary & High School Hours of Operation on Wednesday 8:00a.m-1:45p.m
Grades K-2 enter from the 6th Ave doors and are picked up in classrooms.
Grades 3-6 enter from the Polk Street doors and go into the gym until picked up by their teachers. (Grade 3 students are picked-up in their classrooms)
Grades 4-6 are picked up from the gym
Grading Period Dates October 18 End of 1st Grading Period January 10 End of 2nd Grading Period- No School March 21 End of 3rd Grading Period –No School June 11 End of 4th Grading Period June 11 Last Day for Students (1/2 DAY)
Uniform Dress Code After Care Contract Change of Address Form.
This list created by Open Culture offers free lessons in 40 different languages. You can generally download the mp3/podcasts to your devices.
This collection of 450 free audio books includes many children’s classics. The Wizard of Oz, Grimm’s Fairy Tales, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and Mark Twain, The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis,
Run by The Annenberg Foundation, Learner.org hosts multimedia resources for teachers, students and lifelong learners.
Created by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, this site offers theme-based activities in visual arts, language arts, history and social studies.
Khan Academy is a not-for-profit educational organization started by Salman Khan in 2008. Our mission is to provide a free, world-class education to anyone, anywhere.
We are excited to embark on another year of Athletics here at Bowman Academy 2013-2014! Thea Bowman Leadership Academy Junior/Senior High Athletics Department is ready to prepare student-athletes to compete at the highest level and to inspire them to be leaders now and for the future. We continue to provide the best environment for our student athletes to achieve their academic, athletic, and personal aspirations, as well as providing support for the professional development of our coaches and staff, plus all our great fans who continue to support our athletic program.