1801 Rockingham Lane
Bowling Green, KY 42104
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Bowling Green High School serves 1,232 students in grades 9-12.
Bowling Green High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (which is equal to the Kentucky state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is equal to the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Bowling Green High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

School Overview

Bowling Green High School's student population of 1,232 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 76 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,232 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
76 teachers
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School Rankings

Bowling Green High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,263 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Bowling Green High School is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#559 out of 1263 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
2%
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Hispanic
16%
7%
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Black
20%
10%
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White
56%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Graduation Rate
≥99%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,232 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥99% (Top 1% in KY)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.62 (Top 20%)

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