Accountability rating

B

El Paso ISD: B

Total students

1,356

Avg. teacher experience

11.7 years

El Paso ISD: 13.3 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

68.8 %

El Paso ISD: 84.8%

Statewide: 90%

Bowie High School is a high school in El Paso, TX, in the El Paso ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 1,356 students. The school received an accountability rating of B. 86.8% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 55.5% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $50,747, which is $3,375 less than the state average. The average SAT score at Bowie High School was 845. The average ACT score was 16.8. In the Class of 2018, 68.8% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 5.7%.

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Contact information

Website

bowie.episd.org

Address

801 S San Marcial St
El Paso, TX 79905-4198

Office phone number

(915) 496-8200

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Bowie High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 19. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 19.7 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 19.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

1,356

African American

1 (0.1%)

El Paso ISD: 3.4%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

1 (0.1%)

El Paso ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

El Paso ISD: 1.2%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

1,348 (99.4%)

El Paso ISD: 83.7%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

El Paso ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

4 (0.3%)

El Paso ISD: 9.4%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

2 (0.1%)

El Paso ISD: 1.7%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

0.1%

American Indian

0.1%

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

99.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

0.3%

Two or more races

0.1%

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

86.8 %

El Paso ISD: 59.1%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

89.8 %

El Paso ISD: 74.6%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

58.3 %

El Paso ISD: 30.3%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

86.8%

Econ. disadvantaged

89.8%

Limited Eng. proficiency

58.3%

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

55.5 %

El Paso ISD: 34.8%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

70.2 %

El Paso ISD: 28.3%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

6.9 %

El Paso ISD: 12.8%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

6.6 %

El Paso ISD: 11%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

55.5%

Career and technical

70.2%

Gifted and talented

6.9%

Special education

6.6%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

B

El Paso ISD: B

Student achievement

D

El Paso ISD: B

School progress

A

El Paso ISD: B

Closing the gaps

C

El Paso 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

68.8 %

El Paso ISD: 84.8%

Statewide: 90%

African American

Masked

El Paso ISD: 84.3%

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

Masked

El Paso ISD: 100%

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

N/A

El Paso ISD: 92.3%

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

68.8 %

El Paso ISD: 83.9%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

El Paso ISD: 66.7%

Statewide: 86.4%

White

N/A

El Paso ISD: 91.8%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

Masked

El Paso ISD: 88.9%

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

Masked

American Indian

Masked

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

68.8%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

N/A

Two or more races

Masked

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

5.7 %

El Paso ISD: 2.4%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

Masked

El Paso ISD: 2.4%

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

Masked

El Paso ISD: 3.9%

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

N/A

El Paso ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

5.8 %

El Paso ISD: 2.4%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

El Paso ISD: 8.2%

Statewide: 2.7%

White

0 %

El Paso ISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

Masked

El Paso ISD: 3%

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

15.1 %

El Paso ISD: 21.3%

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

Masked

El Paso ISD: 18.8%

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

Masked

El Paso ISD: 31.6%

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

N/A

El Paso ISD: 53.5%

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

14.9 %

El Paso ISD: 20%

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

El Paso ISD: 8%

Statewide: 20.2%

White

Masked

El Paso ISD: 30.7%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

Masked

El Paso ISD: 29.1%

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

62 %

El Paso ISD: 48.4%

Statewide: 50.7%

African American

N/A

El Paso ISD: 29.6%

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

El Paso ISD: 50%

Statewide: 51%

Asian

N/A

El Paso ISD: 64.2%

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

63.3 %

El Paso ISD: 45.7%

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

El Paso ISD: Masked

Statewide: 52.5%

White

Masked

El Paso ISD: 63.6%

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

Masked

El Paso ISD: 72%

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

845

El Paso ISD: 965

Statewide: 1036

ACT

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

Avg. ACT score

16.8

El Paso ISD: 20.3

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

31.6 %

El Paso ISD: 59.8%

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

20.1 %

El Paso ISD: 46.5%

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

14.5 %

El Paso ISD: 42.6%

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

31.6%

Math

20.1%

Reading + Math

14.5%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

90.1

African American

2 (2.2%)

El Paso ISD: 2.3%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

El Paso ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

2.1 (2.4%)

El Paso ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

77 (85.5%)

El Paso ISD: 73.3%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

El Paso ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

9 (10%)

El Paso ISD: 22.2%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

El Paso ISD: 1%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

4 (4.4%)

El Paso ISD: 1%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

60.9 (67.6%)

El Paso ISD: 71.5%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

23 (25.5%)

El Paso ISD: 27%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

2.2 (2.4%)

El Paso ISD: 0.6%

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

15.1

El Paso ISD: 14.7

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

11.7 years

El Paso ISD: 13.3 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

$50,747

El Paso ISD: $52,157

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$33,902

El Paso ISD: $32,649

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$48,579

El Paso ISD: $48,218

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$48,341

El Paso ISD: $49,921

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$53,238

El Paso ISD: $53,413

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$57,286

El Paso ISD: $59,468

Statewide: $62,039

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