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Bowdon, GA
Students enrolled: 465

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504 W College St
Bowdon, GA 30108

(770) 258-5408
(770) 258-7278
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April 22, 2015
I went to this high school and it sucked big time. All this school is about is football and cheer leading. That's not what sets BHS a part from other terrible schools. A lot of the teachers teach on their own agendas not what the class is suppose to be about. The biology teacher, who still teaches at Bowdon, refused to teach evolution, because she's a Christian, even though the state requires it. Not to mention it's a science class not a religion class. Also I took drama as an elective the year I took it was the same year the teacher was getting married and nearly all the class was about her fiancee and her. She even brought in her wedding announcements and wanted the students to help her with them. There are some good teachers here but they are out numbered by the bad ones.

- submitted by a community member

August 08, 2013
Bowdon means family! Small schools with big hearts prepare students for the real world. As a alumni I know the basis of a good education and Bowdon prepared me for college and for my next steps in life. Bowdon cares and I miss that since my children go to a really big school now. Bowdon is tradition in academics as well as athletics. Roll Red Roll

- submitted by a community member

April 21, 2011
As a 3rd generation student of Bowdon, I can say that I really enjoyed my time here. I love the small town "at home" feel of the school and the traditions associated with athletics. At Bowdon we are always pushed to strive for excellence in sports and the classroom. Sports allow kids to make friends, learn life lessons of leadership and teamwork, and give students motivation to come to class and stay out of trouble. I have never felt excluded here and feel as though everyone talks to everyone. We don't have to worry about cliques. The faculty is laid back. We don't have strict rules, but we lack discipline problems. I am prepared for college, and thanks to my excellent teachers I got a very high ACT score and received many scholarships. I enjoyed having many teachers who taught my brother and parents, although it meant I couldn't act out. All in all, I have received a great education and invaluable life skills that will help me succeed in life, just as my parents, brother, and grandparents have succeeded as a result of their experiences at this true small town school. Did I mention that the community is amazingly supportive too? I wouldn't send my children to any other school.

- submitted by a student

December 19, 2009
I loved attending Bowdon! The teachers are great and care about the students. People will argue that Bowdon is all about athletics, but that is not true at all! Bowdon cares about winning in every sport, but academics comes first. I cannot wait for my child to go to Bowdon High School

- submitted by a student

November 20, 2009
This school is all about athletics. If it isn't about football or baseball, it is put on the back burner. Students who are different are criticized by peers and some teachers (particularly coaches) for their differences. It is not an accepting community, and I would never recommend the high school to anyone.

- submitted by a student
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October 04, 2009
I love Bowdon High School because it is very supportive of its students, it has a hometown feel to it.

- submitted by a parent
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September 28, 2009
They are improving and winning awards every year. Great teachers who care about their students.

- submitted by a community member

July 25, 2009
As a student at BHS, I believe that I might really go far into college for Bowdon being recognized at the national level. With Bowdon being in the list of 1000 best schools in America (academic wise), I feel that I shouldn't trade anything for good education. If some teachers would get their mind off of football though, we could really strive harder.

- submitted by a student

April 23, 2009
I have had children to attend this school. They ill prepare the students for higher education. It has improved somewhat recently. However, much improvement is needed.

- submitted by a parent

May 22, 2007
We recently moved our children to Bowdon High School and we are very impressed with the peacefulness and the structured learning environment. Smaller schools with lower teacher-student ratio play a big role in the environment of the schools. Bowdon also has a deep sense of tradition that you can not find in the larger more crowded and transient schools.

- submitted by a parent

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Bowdon High School
504 W College St, Bowdon, GA  30108
(770) 258-5408
Last modified Bowdon High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Bowdon High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 15 reviews. Top