Bowie Elementary School

  • Bowie Elementary School serves 343 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 85-89% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

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School Overview

  • Bowie Elementary School's student population of 343 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students343 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bowie Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bowie Elementary School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#1478 out of 7,879 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bowie Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Hispanic
98%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Bowie Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Bowie Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2002-03 school year data.
White
2%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Bowie Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bowie Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.040.41
This chart display the diversity score of Bowie Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bowie Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarlingen Cisd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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