55 Falcon Way
Bow, NH 03304
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Bow High School serves 621 students in grades 9-12.
Bow High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in New Hampshire for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Hampshire state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 16% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Bow High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Hampshire for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Bow High School's student population of 621 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
621 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
49 teachers
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School Rankings

Bow High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 455 schools in New Hampshire (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Bow High School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NH)
Overall Testing Rank
#87 out of 455 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
3%
7%
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Black
n/a
2%
White
92%
84%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.15
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
87%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
18%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, NH Dept. of Education

School Reviews

4   4/29/2022
My parents moved us to Bow specifically for its school system. The town definitely puts a lot of money into its education and I absolutely loved high school. There were so many opportunities for experiences and some of my favorite teachers I've ever had. I also loved picking my extra classes. It was always hard to choose what I wanted to try out of all the good options. I still miss the art room some days.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - E.
2   4/14/2016
I went here before moving out of state, and let me tell you this is the worst school you could send your child through. Between teachers only caring about numbers and test scores, and the rediculous amount of work they assign students, my sister developed anxiety and depression, my good friend has had to go to therapy, and I myself have struggled with depression and self harm because of school stress. The guidance staff is rude, and not encouraging towards students. I would not ever send my child here because I believe students should not be in a comfortable environment without the workload of a college student, and having a life rather than dedicating all of my time to school work.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - kkcat

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 621 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5% in NH)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.15

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