Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

Sulphur Springs ISD: B

Total students

370

Avg. teacher experience

6.9 years

Sulphur Springs ISD: 11.8 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Sulphur Springs ISD: 93.2%

Statewide: 90%

Bowie Primary School is an elementary school in Sulphur Springs, TX, in the Sulphur Springs ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 370 students. 48.4% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 3.2% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

The school received an accountability rating of C for the previous school year. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2019-2020 school year.

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $47,294, which is $9,797 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 6.9 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

schools.ssisd.net/default.aspx?name=bes.homepage

Address

631 Connally St
Sulphur Springs, TX 75482

Office phone number

(903) 885-3772

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Bowie Primary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 08. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 23.0 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 08.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

370

African American

32 (8.6%)

Sulphur Springs ISD: 10.4%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

1 (0.3%)

Sulphur Springs ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

5 (1.4%)

Sulphur Springs ISD: 1%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

51 (13.8%)

Sulphur Springs ISD: 29.2%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Sulphur Springs ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

268 (72.4%)

Sulphur Springs ISD: 54.6%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

13 (3.5%)

Sulphur Springs ISD: 4.5%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

8.6%

American Indian

0.3%

Asian

1.4%

Hispanic

13.8%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

72.4%

Two or more races

3.5%

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

48.4 %

Sulphur Springs ISD: 56%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

49.7 %

Sulphur Springs ISD: 58.8%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

3.5 %

Sulphur Springs ISD: 14.8%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

48.4%

Econ. disadvantaged

49.7%

Limited Eng. proficiency

3.5%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2019-2020 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

3.2 %

Sulphur Springs ISD: 15.8%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

0 %

Sulphur Springs ISD: 30%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

6.2 %

Sulphur Springs ISD: 5.3%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

5.7 %

Sulphur Springs ISD: 12.2%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

3.2%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

6.2%

Special education

5.7%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2019-2020 school year. All Texas public school districts and campuses received the label “Not Rated: Declared State of Disaster.” Our schools explorer shows the accountability ratings from the 2018-2019 school year.

Overall

C

Sulphur Springs ISD: B

Student achievement

C

Sulphur Springs ISD: B

School progress

C

Sulphur Springs ISD: B

Closing the gaps

F

Sulphur Springs 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 2020 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2019-2020 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

23.9

African American

3 (12.6%)

Sulphur Springs ISD: 4.1%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Sulphur Springs ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Sulphur Springs ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

0 (0%)

Sulphur Springs ISD: 4.7%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Sulphur Springs ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

19.9 (83.2%)

Sulphur Springs ISD: 89.7%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

1 (4.2%)

Sulphur Springs ISD: 0.6%

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%)

Sulphur Springs ISD: 2.2%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

19.9 (83.2%)

Sulphur Springs ISD: 79.7%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

4 (16.8%)

Sulphur Springs ISD: 17.8%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Sulphur Springs ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2019-2020.

Students per teacher

15.5

Sulphur Springs ISD: 12.2

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2019-2020 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

6.9 years

Sulphur Springs ISD: 11.8 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

$47,294

Sulphur Springs ISD: $50,444

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$45,000

Sulphur Springs ISD: $44,911

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$45,450

Sulphur Springs ISD: $46,443

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$46,162

Sulphur Springs ISD: $47,375

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$50,284

Sulphur Springs ISD: $51,684

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$57,900

Sulphur Springs ISD: $58,839

Statewide: $65,449

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