Bowie High School
Best High School in Texas#21
|Rating||10 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||AUSTIN ISD|
|Location||4103 W SLAUGHTER LN
AUSTIN, TX 78749
Bowie High School has an academic rating significantly above the average for Texas high schools based on its high test performance and high AP course participation. It is ranked 21st in the best public high schools in Texas.
The Bowie High School student body is predominantly White with a significant Hispanic population and has very high racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.3%||8|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0.1%||3|
|Two or more races||4.3%||123|
vs. other Texas high schoolsUpper 4.6%
10.7% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Texas high school median of 41.7%. By this measure, BOWIE H S students are largely wealthy and rank 54th in Texas for high school student family income.
Enrollment by Grade
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in Texas57th
Rating10 out of 10
Students at Bowie High School scored an average 92% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Texas Education Agency. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 73% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 5.1% of Texas high schools.
Test Proficiency By Gender
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Boys||90% to 94%*||88%|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||80% or more*||90% to 94%*|
|Black||80% or more*||80% to 84%*|
|Hispanic||85% to 89%*||88%|
|Multiracial||80% or more*||90% to 94%*|
|White||95% or more*||95%|
|With Disabilites||60% to 69%*||60% to 64%*|
|Limited English||50% or more*||50% to 59%*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
College Admission Test Scoring
Average SAT Score1093
The average SAT score for Bowie High School students in 2015 was 1093.
College Admission Test Participation
Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT58%
Rank in Texas183rd
Rating8 out of 10
802 out of 1,394 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (58%). College admission testing participation is well above the Texas median rate of 37% and in the top 20% for participation.
AP Course and Test Performance
AP Class Enrollment Rate25%
AP Pass Rank in Texas52nd
AP Pass Rate Rating9 out of 10
Bowie High School offers 21 AP courses. 25 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 73% percentile and somewhat above the median AP enrollment rate for all Texas schools of 17%. Bowie High School had 465 taking AP exams with a 397 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 92% percentile and significantly above the Texas state median of 42 percent.
|AP Test Pass Rate||85%||42%|
|Students enrolled in an AP class||25%||17%|
|AP Math Enrollment Rate||6%|
|AP Science Enrollment Rate||4%|
|AP Other Enrollment Rate||22%|
|AP Courses Offered||21|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||16%||15%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||15%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||16%|
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Bowie High School
4103 W SLAUGHTER LN