Bowling Green High School

1801 Rockingham Lane
Bowling Green, KY 42104
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Bowling Green High School serves 1,232 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Bowling Green High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 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 Placements

Bowling Green High School places 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 OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,232 students
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Total Classroom Teachers76 teachers
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School Comparison

Bowling Green High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,246 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#687 out of 1246 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
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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
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.620.40
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Graduation Rate
92%
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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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBowling Green Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Bowling Green High School is The Academy At 11th Street (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bowling Green Junior High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is T C Cherry Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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