Bowsher High School

  • Bowsher High School serves 1,290 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 62%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Bowsher High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Ohio for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Ohio state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Ohio state average of 30%.

Top Placements

Bowsher High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Ohio for:

School Overview

  • Bowsher High School's student population of 1,290 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 64 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,290 students
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Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bowsher High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,247 schools in Ohio (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bowsher High School is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OH)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#2950 out of 3247 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
63%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
9%
6%
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Black
46%
17%
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White
37%
70%
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Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bowsher High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in OH.
Diversity Score0.640.48
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Graduation Rate
87%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
21%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameToledo City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

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