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Bowie High School
  • Public
  • BOWIE, MD

Report Card

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

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Bowie High School is a public school located in BOWIE, MD. It has 2,428 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 19 to 1. According to state test scores, 35% of students are at least proficient in math and 61% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
61%
Percent Proficient - Math
35%
Average Graduation Rate
91%
Average SAT
1060
858 responses
Average ACT
22
96 responses
AP Enrollment
29%

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Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$113,338
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,888
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$338,100
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade C minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
68%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 100 responses
Poll
60%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 100 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 319 responses
  • Homecoming and Prom
    23%
  • Spirit week/pep rally
    22%
  • Bowie High's Got Talent
    13%
  • Coffee House
    13%
  • Warm Hands Warm Hearts
    9%
  • Class night
    6%
  • Sporting Events
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,428
Free or Reduced Lunch
33%
78%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 112 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 112 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 112 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
19:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$72,458
Teachers in First/Second Year
17.4%
55%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 141 responses
58%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 141 responses
56%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 141 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$17,178 / year
National
$12,239
90%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 148 responses
30%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 148 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 148 responses

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