Bowdon High School

504 W College St
Bowdon, GA 30108
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Bowdon High School serves 423 students in grades 9-12.
Bowdon High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Bowdon High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Bowdon High School's student population of 423 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students423 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Bowdon High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Bowdon High School is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#737 out of 2188 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
6%
15%
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Black
11%
37%
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White
76%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.410.69
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCarroll County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Bowdon High School is Kidspeace (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bowdon Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bowdon Kidspeace Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-11 | 62 students
    0.5 miles
    101 Kidspeace Dr
    Bowdon, GA 30108
    (770) 437-7200
    0.5 7-11 62
  • Bowdon Bowdon Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 656 students
    0.9 miles
    223 Kent Ave
    Bowdon, GA 30108
    (770) 258-2161
    0.9 PK-5 656
  • Bowdon Bowdon Middle School Math: 44% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 302 students
    2.6 miles
    129 N Jonesville Rd
    Bowdon, GA 30108
    (770) 258-1778
    2.6 6-8 302
  • Ranburne Ranburne High School Math: 46% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-12 | 505 students
    5.0 miles
    21045 Main St
    Ranburne, AL 36273
    (256) 568-3402
    5 5-12 505
  • Ranburne Ranburne Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-4 | 366 students
    5.1 miles
    181 Young Dr
    Ranburne, AL 36273
    (256) 568-9722
    5.1 PK-4 366

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