James Bowie Middle School

Tel: (281)327-6200
  • James Bowie Middle School serves 1,151 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 89% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 75%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 87% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 71%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • James Bowie Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Texas state average of 71%.
  • James Bowie Middle School operates within the Fort Bend Independent School District.

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School Overview

  • James Bowie Middle School's student population of 1151 students has grown by 36% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 62 teachers has grown by 55% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,151 students
James Bowie Middle School Total Students (2012-2016)
Total Classroom Teachers62 teachers
James Bowie Middle School Total Teachers (2012-2016)
Students by GradeJames Bowie Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • James Bowie Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 7879 schools in Texas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of James Bowie Middle School is 0.76, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
75%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
71%
Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
James Bowie Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2012-2016)
Asian
19%
4%
James Bowie Middle School Asian Students (2012-2016)
Hispanic
23%
52%
James Bowie Middle School Black Students (2012-2016)
Black
21%
13%
James Bowie Middle School Black Students (2012-2016)
White
34%
29%
James Bowie Middle School White Students (2012-2016)
Two or more races
3%
2%
James Bowie Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsJames Bowie Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownTX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.760.63
James Bowie Middle School Diversity Score (2012-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
53%
James Bowie Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2012-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
James Bowie Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2012-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of James Bowie Middle School is Fort Bend Independent School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 1203 school districts in Texas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Fort Bend Independent School District's student population of 73,115 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $8,977 in this district is less than the state average of $10,811. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $10,092 is less than the state average of $11,097. The district spending/student has grown by 16% over four school years.
    School District NameFort Bend Independent School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    78
    3
    Number of Students Managed73,115831
    Fort Bend Independent School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    82%
    75%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    79%
    71%
    District Total Revenue$625 MM$9 MM
    District Spending$702 MM$9 MM
    District Revenue / Student$8,977$10,811
    District Spending / Student$10,092$11,097
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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