Bowie Elementary School

  • Bowie Elementary School serves 558 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Bowie Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Bowie Elementary School's student population of 558 students has declined by 25% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students558 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bowie Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Bowie Elementary School is 0.28, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank#5485 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bowie Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
84%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
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 2017-18 school year data.
White
14%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Bowie Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Texas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This 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 Score0.280.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Bowie Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
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 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Marcos CISD School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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