Bowie High School

Unclaimed
8/10
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Reviews
65
Grades
9-12
Students
2,871
Type
Public
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This school is rated above average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform above average on state tests, have above average college readiness measures, ... More

Academics
9/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Good news!

Test scores at this school are far above the state average, suggesting that most students at this school are performing at or above grade level.


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Subject
% Proficient
Biology I
99%
State avg: 91%
English
87%
State avg: 63%
English 2
92%
State avg: 66%
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10/10
College readiness
Learn more about how to help your child graduate ready for college. See how.

Good news!

This school is far above the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

Even at schools with strong college and career readiness, there may be students who are not getting the opportunities they need to succeed.


Parent tip

Ask the school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
97%
State avg: 89%
Average SAT score
1606
State avg: 1394
Average ACT score
24
State avg: 21
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5/10
Student progress

Worth a deeper look:

Students at this school are making average academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

Average student progress (also known as student growth) means different things. In some states, the average progress is so low, a majority of students are not ready for college and career. It also depends on the school's test scores.

Average progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point but keeping up with their peers.

Average progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills and students in this school are learning at the same rate as similar students in other schools.


Parent tip

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to help students grow and reach their full potential.

Equity
Environment
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Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
White
50%
Hispanic
36%
Asian
5%
Two or more races
4%
Black
4%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
18 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Students per counselor
483 :1
State avg: 489 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
96%
State avg: 86%
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65 Reviews
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Neighborhood
4103 West Slaughter Lane
Austin, TX 78749
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