James Bowie Elementary School

330 N Marsalis Ave
Dallas, TX 75203
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
James Bowie Elementary School serves 523 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
James Bowie Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 33% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

James Bowie Elementary School's student population of 523 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students523 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

James Bowie Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of James Bowie Elementary School is 0.15, 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 Testing Rank
#5238 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
92%
52%
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Black
5%
13%
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White
2%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.150.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
1%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDallas Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to James Bowie Elementary School is Sau Campus (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Hector P Garcia Middle School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dallas Hector P Garcia Middle School Math: 31% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 764 students
    0.1 miles
    700 E 8th St
    Dallas, TX 75203
    (972) 502-5500
    0.1 6-8 764
  • Dallas Sau Campus Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 28 students
    0.4 miles
    414 S R L Thornton Fwy
    Dallas, TX 75203
    (214) 860-4370
    0.4 7-12 28
  • Dallas Trinity Basin Preparatory Charter School
    Math: 43% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 3,152 students
    0.4 miles
    808 N Ewing Ave
    Dallas, TX 75208
    (214) 942-8846
    0.4 PK-8 3,152
  • Dallas Felix G Botello Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 559 students
    0.5 miles
    225 S Marsalis
    Dallas, TX 75203
    (972) 502-4600
    0.5 PK-5 559
  • Dallas Judge Barefoot Sanders Law Magnet Magnet School
    Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: 9-12 | 403 students
    0.5 miles
    1201 E Eighth St
    Dallas, TX 75203
    (972) 925-5920
    0.5 9-12 403

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