James Bowie High School

7497 Us Hwy 67 W
Simms, TX 75574
(School attendance zone shown in map)
9/
10
Top 20%
Serving 158 students in grades 9-12, James Bowie High School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-59% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-69% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 158 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • : ≥90% (Top 50% in TX)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 40-59% (Top 30%)
  • : 60-69% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

James Bowie High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

James Bowie High School's student population of 158 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
158 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

James Bowie High School ranks within the top 20% of all 8,079 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of James Bowie High School is 0.19, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TX)
#1242 out of 8079 schools
(Top 20%)
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40-59%
37%
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60-69%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
4%
53%
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Black
n/a
13%
White
90%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.19
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≥90%
89%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is James Bowie High School's ranking?
James Bowie High School is ranked #1242 out of 8,079 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Texas.
What schools are James Bowie High School often compared to?
James Bowie High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Dekalb High School, Hooks High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% TX state average), while 60-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% TX state average).
What is the graduation rate of James Bowie High School?
The graduation rate of James Bowie High School is 90%, which is higher than the Texas state average of 89%.
How many students attend James Bowie High School?
158 students attend James Bowie High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
90% of James Bowie High School students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of James Bowie High School?
James Bowie High School has a student ration of 8:1, which is lower than the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does James Bowie High School offer ?
James Bowie High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is James Bowie High School part of?
James Bowie High School is part of Simms ISD School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 158 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • : ≥90% (Top 50%)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 40-59% (Top 30%)
  • : 60-69% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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