Bowie High School

  • Bowie High School serves 2,842 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 77% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 57% (which is lower 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 91% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

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School Overview

  • Bowie High School's student population of 2,842 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 200 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,842 students
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Total Classroom Teachers200 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bowie High School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bowie High School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. 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#6033 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
16%
4%
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Hispanic
37%
52%
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Black
37%
13%
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White
9%
28%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bowie High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.70n/a
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Graduation Rate
88%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Bowie High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bowie High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameArlington Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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  2.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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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.
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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.
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