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James Bowie Elementary School5
Posted August 09, 2014
- a teacher
Bowie is a great place for students to learn and only getting better. Teachers are dedicated, innovative, and conscientious about helping every student succeed. Office, staff, and administration support that effort. This year, come see our classrooms and extracurricular clubs.
Love this school. Great place to work. Principal is very supportive. Staff is always willing to try new ideas and keep up with the latest trends in education. Staff turnover is very low going into 2014-2015 year. Awesome 5th grade team. Look forward to next year. Great things are going to happen. Our students are going to grow.
Most of the staff's first year working together, great job building team support. Working environment is great, both with students and staff. The support you receive by academic coaches and administrative staff is awesome. Looking forward to next year since so many good things are coming.
This is a great school with the exception of the school staff. Two of my oldest kids came out of this school so I did have a better opionio then. Most parents have moved thier kids to a different school because of the new rules implamented within the last years. Parents are not given the opportunity to express themselves in order to make a change since most of them are hispanic. Safety is another issue that I think is being underlooked at. Teachers are coming and going so are students and any parent can support this.
This school is run very poorly. There is a lack of extracurricular activities and there are virtually no field trips for the younger kids. The teachers are good, but a lot of them have been leaving lately. The school is completely focused on the TAKS test.
I am very disappointed with James Bowie Elementary. TAKS scores are all the school cares about, and the scores are abysmal. The school has very limited funds for field trips. I will move just to get my kids into a better school.
This school is great. The teachers are very dedicated, professional and kind. My daughters have gained more then just the education provided..they have better self-esteems and social skills and are overall great kids thanks to the teachers and office staff at this school.