Bowling Green High School

  • Bowling Green High School serves 1,246 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 58% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 23%.

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School Overview

  • Bowling Green High School's student population of 1,246 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 77 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,246 students
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Total Classroom Teachers77 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bowling Green High School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bowling Green High School is 0.61, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall School Rank#506 out of 1,251 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
16%
6%
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Black
19%
11%
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White
58%
77%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bowling Green High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.610.25
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Graduation Rate
95%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bowling Green High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBowling Green Independent School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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