Accountability rating

A

Austin ISD: B

Total students

2,914

Avg. teacher experience

12.5 years

Austin ISD: 10.5 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

98.9 %

Austin ISD: 94%

Statewide: 90%

Bowie High School is a high school in Austin, TX, in the Austin ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 2,914 students. The school received an accountability rating of A. 21.1% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 1.4% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $53,608, which is $514 less than the state average. The average SAT score at Bowie High School was 1187. The average ACT score was 24.6. In the Class of 2018, 98.9% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 0.2%.

Contact information

Address

4103 Slaughter Ln
Austin, TX 78749-6914

Office phone number

(512) 414-5247

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Bowie High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 13. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 24.3 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 13.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

2,914

African American

87 (3%)

Austin ISD: 7.1%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

1 (0%)

Austin ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

164 (5.6%)

Austin ISD: 4.4%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

897 (30.8%)

Austin ISD: 55.5%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

3 (0.1%)

Austin ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

1,622 (55.7%)

Austin ISD: 29.5%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

140 (4.8%)

Austin ISD: 3.2%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

3.0%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

5.6%

Hispanic

30.8%

Pacific Islander

0.1%

White

55.7%

Two or more races

4.8%

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as "economically disadvantaged" if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

21.1 %

Austin ISD: 49.4%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

11.7 %

Austin ISD: 53.5%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

1.5 %

Austin ISD: 27.2%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

21.1%

Econ. disadvantaged

11.7%

Limited Eng. proficiency

1.5%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2018-2019 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

1.4 %

Austin ISD: 29.1%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

73 %

Austin ISD: 28.7%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

12 %

Austin ISD: 9.7%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

8.7 %

Austin ISD: 12%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

1.4%

Career and technical

73.0%

Gifted and talented

12.0%

Special education

8.7%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Overall

A

Austin ISD: B

Student achievement

A

Austin ISD: B

School progress

A

Austin ISD: B

Closing the gaps

B

Austin ISD: B

The overall grades are based on three categories: student achievement (how well students perform academically), school progress (how well students perform over time and compared to students in similar schools) and closing the gaps (how well schools are boosting performance for subgroups such as students with special needs).

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2019 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2014-2015 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2018. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

98.9 %

Austin ISD: 94%

Statewide: 90%

African American

100 %

Austin ISD: 93%

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

Masked

Austin ISD: 100%

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

97 %

Austin ISD: 97.7%

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

98.8 %

Austin ISD: 92.8%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Austin ISD: Masked

Statewide: 86.4%

White

99.1 %

Austin ISD: 96.2%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

100 %

Austin ISD: 94.6%

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

100.0%

American Indian

Masked

Asian

97.0%

Hispanic

98.8%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

99.1%

Two or more races

100.0%

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2017-2018 school year. It is calculated by dividing the number of dropouts by the number of students who were in attendance at any time during the school year.

All students

0.2 %

Austin ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

0 %

Austin ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

0 %

Austin ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

0 %

Austin ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

0.3 %

Austin ISD: 1%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Austin ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.7%

White

0.2 %

Austin ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

0 %

Austin ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 1.6%

College readiness

AP/IB participation

The percentage of students in grades 11 and 12 taking at least one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) exam in any subject during the 2017-2018 school year.

All students

38.2 %

Austin ISD: 33.5%

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

14.6 %

Austin ISD: 13.9%

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

Masked

Austin ISD: 38.5%

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

56.9 %

Austin ISD: 62.7%

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

30.6 %

Austin ISD: 25.7%

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Austin ISD: 33.3%

Statewide: 20.2%

White

43.3 %

Austin ISD: 48.8%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

40.6 %

Austin ISD: 40.9%

Statewide: 28.9%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2017-2018 school year. A passing score on the AP exam is a 3, 4 or 5. On an IB exam, it is a 4, 5, 6 or 7.

All students

80.4 %

Austin ISD: 65.9%

Statewide: 50.7%

African American

71.4 %

Austin ISD: 27.6%

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Austin ISD: 60%

Statewide: 51%

Asian

86.5 %

Austin ISD: 81.7%

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

75.5 %

Austin ISD: 49%

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Austin ISD: Masked

Statewide: 52.5%

White

81.8 %

Austin ISD: 81%

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

85.7 %

Austin ISD: 87.6%

Statewide: 62.8%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2018, with critical reading, writing and mathematics results combined. The maximum score is 2400. For the small percentage of students who took the redesigned SAT with a maximum score of 1600, their scores were converted to the equivalent scores on the previous SAT using College Board concordance tables.

Avg. SAT score

1187

Austin ISD: 1121

Statewide: 1036

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2018. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

24.6

Austin ISD: 23.4

Statewide: 20.6

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in Reading or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for the Class of 2018.

Reading

89.3 %

Austin ISD: 75.2%

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

82.8 %

Austin ISD: 69.1%

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

80.2 %

Austin ISD: 64%

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

89.3%

Math

82.8%

Reading + Math

80.2%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE).

Total teacher FTEs

170.4

African American

4.9 (2.9%)

Austin ISD: 5.7%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Austin ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

2 (1.2%)

Austin ISD: 2.3%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

22 (12.9%)

Austin ISD: 32.4%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

1 (0.6%)

Austin ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

136.4 (80.1%)

Austin ISD: 57.5%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

4 (2.3%)

Austin ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent.

No degree

0 (0%)

Austin ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

130 (76.3%)

Austin ISD: 79.8%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

39.3 (23.1%)

Austin ISD: 18.8%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

1 (0.6%)

Austin ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2018-2019.

Students per teacher

17.1

Austin ISD: 14.4

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2018-2019 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

12.5 years

Austin ISD: 10.5 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$53,608

Austin ISD: $51,464

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$47,621

Austin ISD: $48,927

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$49,768

Austin ISD: $49,451

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$50,518

Austin ISD: $49,945

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$53,809

Austin ISD: $51,430

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$62,388

Austin ISD: $59,003

Statewide: $62,039

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