James Bowie Middle School

  • 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • James Bowie Middle School's student population of 1,151 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
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Total Classroom Teachers62 teachers
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School Comparison

  • James Bowie Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 7,879 schools in Texas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 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 0.41. 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%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
71%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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Asian
19%
4%
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Hispanic
23%
52%
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Black
21%
13%
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White
34%
29%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in James Bowie Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.760.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in James Bowie Middle School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFort Bend Independent School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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