Bowie High School

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2101 Highbank Dr

Arlington, TX 76018

(682) 867-4400

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 3,063

Students Per Teacher: 12

Parent Reviews

29 Parent Reviews for Bowie High School

This is one of the worst schools ever. All of drugs, gangs and fights. The students are out of control. You will be bullied at this school.

Posted by a student on 01/08/15

I am grateful that Bowie has staff that love to communicate to parents. They keep us informed and updated on all areas of our children's development , growth and educational environment.

Posted by a parent on 11/23/14

Bowie is an excellent school. It is full of diversity. it could improve by having a veterinary classroom/course. I love the teachers and the counselors.

Posted by a student on 10/09/13

I graduate from this school about 3 weeks ago. Class of 2013 baby! Anyways, this school is great. There are numerous extra curricular programs and clubs that are just great. Going to this school for the past 4 years I've witness James Bowie getting better and better. With the new principle bringing back ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 06/19/13

I am a Junior at Bowie High School, this is (to me) one of the best and most safest high schools to be at. I've seen a lot of students and a few friends graduate early and already are getting started on their careers. Bowie can sometimes be a bad school, but its how the students get treated. A lot of ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 05/16/13

Great School alot of stereotypes from outside of the school but you cant judge a book by it cover. These Halls within the school are the best in Arlington.

Posted by a student on 09/22/12

Awesome school! It has a wide range of extracurricular activities that you can participate in and great students and teachers.

Posted by a student on 03/04/12

This school is just ghetto, take out the rap music and this school will be perfect.

Posted by a student on 10/18/11

To the parent below who wants more parent involvement-join PTA. Look for the PTA table at registration in August and sign up to get involved. I have had a student graduate and 1 still there and I have been involved in many ways. We'll let you know where you can help!

Posted by a parent on 07/12/11

I feel that the student to teacher ratio is extreme. I feel they need more vice principals. I feel that the parent involvment is very low and so the school needs to figure out a way to get the parents more involved.

Posted by a parent on 07/05/11

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Test scores for Bowie High School

TAKS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
Bowie High School
Arlington Isd
* In 2010-2011, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in reading in grades 3 through 9; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in English language arts in grades 10 and 11; in mathematics in grades 3 through 11; in science in grades 5, 8, 10 and 11; and in social studies in grades 8, 10 and 11. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The grade 11 Exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Arlington schools — Bowie High School is located at 2101 Highbank Dr, Arlington TX 76018. 2101 Highbank Dr is in the 76018 ZIP code in Arlington, TX The school district for Bowie High School is the Arlington Isd. Bowie High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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