Bowie High School

  • Bowie High School serves 2,880 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 94% (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 89% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Bowie High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Bowie High School's student population of 2,880 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 171 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,880 students
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Total Classroom Teachers171 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bowie High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 7,953 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bowie High School is 0.60, 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 School Rank (16-17)#562 out of 7953 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
94%
78%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
6%
4%
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Hispanic
33%
52%
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Black
3%
13%
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White
54%
28%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score0.600.64
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Graduation Rate
98%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAustin Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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