James Bowie Elementary School

  • James Bowie Elementary School serves 822 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 72% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 66% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

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School Overview

  • James Bowie Elementary School's student population of 822 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 53 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students822 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of James Bowie Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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School Comparison

  • James Bowie Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of James Bowie Elementary School is 0.53, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#4501 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of James Bowie Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of James Bowie Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
64%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in James Bowie Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
19%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in James Bowie Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
16%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in James Bowie Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in James Bowie Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.530.41
This chart display the diversity score of James Bowie Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in James Bowie Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in James Bowie Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGoose Creek Cisd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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