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Bowie High School is a public school in Austin, TX. It has 2,877 students in grades 9-12. Students score above average on state standardized tests. There have been 252 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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High School Senior

On Student Culture & Diversity: Bowie is very accepting of the different sexual preferences of their students. We promote the "treat others how you'd want to be treated" quote and the "if you don't have anything nice to say, then don't say anything at all". We are very diverse in our personalities, so in a sense everyone gets along with everyone.

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High School Senior

On Overall Experience: I choose this school because I knew it would challenge me as a student and as a being. I loved being able to see about 10 new faces each day. The school is unique because we have that faculty that's wants to see nothing but the best come from their students, and the teachers are just so willing to help you excel as well.

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High School Senior

On Resources & Facilities: Our campus, is a very open campus. Its 85% outdoors, and 15% indoors. We are always updating and getting new laptops for our students and as well for our teachers. We have great AP, college-pre, college-focused classes. Tutoring is always held either before school, after, and sometimes tutoring is also held on Saturdays.

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High School Senior

On Academics: Our Academic programs, is one of the best in Central Austin, let alone Texas. Our teachers are always challenging us, and as students we as well challenge ourselves just as much, if not more.

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High School Senior

On Extracurriculars: Our extracurricular programs are actually really great! Most are free, sometimes one might cost but just to help the organization out its self. Our Administration is actually very supportive of our different clubs and organizations. There is something for someone, Always.

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Bowie High School is a public school in Austin, TX. It has 2,877 students in grades 9-12. Students score above average on state standardized tests. There have been 252 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

🔖 About the Academics See more in Academics ...

Graduation Rate

95%

Test Performance

82
Bowie High School performed better than 82% of other schools on Texas math and reading standardized tests.

Average standardized
test results

SAT:
1760

Based on 84 students surveyed
Math
610
Verbal
580
Writing
570

ACT:
26

Based on 32 students surveyed
Math
27
English
26
Reading
27
Science
25
All test result data aggregated from users of colleges.niche.com

🏦 Where Students Go See more in Educational Outcomes ...

Student Polls

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 10 responses

  • 39% No AC or heat in the hallways
  • 35% Looks like a prison
  • 13% Lunch is too short
  • 4% Baseball facilities are inadequate
  • 4% Locker rooms are inadequate
  • 4% Lunch can be too early

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 10 responses

  • 38% Awesome extracurriculars
  • 38% Great English teachers
  • 12% Teachers push their students to be the best
  • 12% Celester Collier is a great coach

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 11 responses

  • 45% Be prepared to be challenged.
  • 45% Your prepairedness depends on your teacher
  • 9% The teachers will push you for your own good.

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 11 responses

  • 45% Challenging but rewarding
  • 27% Challenging
  • 27% Average

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 23 responses

  • 87% Yes
  • 9% Not sure.
  • 4% No

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 10 responses

  • 50% Some really excellent teachers
  • 30% Academically competitive
  • 20% The teachers try to prepare you for college.

About the Students More in Student Culture & Diversity ...

Gender Diversity

Male
50.2%
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Female
49.8%
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Racial Diversity

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White
54.2%
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Hispanic
32.8%
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Asian
4.8%
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African American
3.9%
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Multiracial
3.4%
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Native American
0.8%
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Pacific Islander
0.2%