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Bowie High School
  • Public
  • AUSTIN, TX

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Diversity
    grade A minus
  3. Teachers
    grade B+
  4. College Prep
    grade A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade C
  7. Administration
    grade C
  8. Sports
    grade B+
  9. Food
    grade C+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade C minus

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Bowie High School is a highly rated, public school located in AUSTIN, TX. It has 2,846 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 82% of students are at least proficient in math and 85% in reading.

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Bowie High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
85%
Percent Proficient - Math
82%
Average Graduation Rate
98%
Average SAT
1240
654 responses
Average ACT
27
167 responses
AP Enrollment
39%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$71,576
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,280
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$337,400
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade C
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
70%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 44 responses
Poll
70%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 44 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 150 responses
  • Football games
    17%
  • Late start Thursdays
    16%
  • Mr. Bulldog
    16%
  • Bulldawgs and hotdogs
    15%
  • Bowie Idol
    9%
  • Theatre Productions
    8%
  • Basketball games
    4%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,846
Free or Reduced Lunch
10%
84%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 51 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 51 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 51 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$49,957
Teachers in First/Second Year
14%
72%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 68 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 68 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 68 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$16,764 / year
National
$12,239
92%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 77 responses
40%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 77 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 77 responses

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