Bowie High School

2101 Highbank Dr
Arlington, TX 76018
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 2,412 students in grades 9-12, Bowie High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,412 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • : 88% (Btm 50% in TX)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Bowie High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Bowie High School's student population of 2,412 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 159 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,412 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
159 teachers
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School Rankings

Bowie High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 8,079 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Bowie High School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (TX)
#4721 out of 8079 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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29%
37%
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36%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
15%
5%
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Hispanic
38%
53%
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Black
38%
13%
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White
7%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.69
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88%
89%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bowie High School's ranking?
Bowie High School is ranked #4721 out of 8,079 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Texas.
What schools are Bowie High School often compared to?
Bowie High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Seguin High School, Martin High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% TX state average), while 36% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% TX state average).
What is the graduation rate of Bowie High School?
The graduation rate of Bowie High School is 88%, which is lower than the Texas state average of 89%.
How many students attend Bowie High School?
2,412 students attend Bowie High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
38% of Bowie High School students are Black, 38% of students are Hispanic, 15% of students are Asian, 7% of students are White, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bowie High School?
Bowie High School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Bowie High School offer ?
Bowie High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Bowie High School part of?
Bowie High School is part of Arlington ISD School District.
In what neighborhood is Bowie High School located?
Bowie High School is located in the Southeast Arlington neighborhood of Arlington, TX. There are 25 other public schools located in Southeast Arlington.

School Reviews

2   10/26/2016
Not the school for kids w/ behavior issues. Teenagers that use curse words, failing students w/ behavior issues overlooked, teachers take things personally. If this is something as a parent you want to deal with send your kid here. Or, pay attention to what your kids are telling you when they say the teachers are NOT treating them fairly most of the time. When they say its a gang in the school its a gang in the school.
- Posted by Parent - Marie
2   3/2/2011
Fights, assaults at school and at sporting events. Only one police officer at school of over 3,000 students. The parents are not informed of the crime on school premises. Problem students housed in temporary buildings on Highbank outside the main school building.
- Posted by Parent - Jcz9

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,412 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • : 88% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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