Bowie High School



Bowie High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bowie High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 649
10 597
11 560
12 575

Bowie High School is a public high school of the Prince George'S County Public Schools located in Bowie, MD. It has 2,381 students in grades 9th through 12th. Bowie High School is the 4th largest public high school in Maryland and the 809th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.9 to 1.

Total Students: 2,381
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 133

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Bowie High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 1,217
(51%)
18,618
(49%)
 Male 1,164
(49%)
19,640
(51%)

Bowie High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 1,612
(68%)
25,476
(67%)
 White 328
(14%)
1,338
(3%)
 Hispanic 224
(9%)
9,388
(25%)
 Two or More 111
(5%)
710
(2%)
 Asian 101
(4%)
1,187
(3%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
100
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
59
(0%)

Bowie High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,780
(75%)
17,756
(46%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 492
(21%)
17,792
(47%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 109
(5%)
2,710
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Bowie High School is ranked 57th out of 263 ranked schools in Maryland, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bowie High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (25.2%) is slightly lower than the state average of 38.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Bowie High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2842
2006 2894
2007 2933
2008 2964
2009 3007
2010 2912
2011 2836
2012 2760
2013 2573
2014 2442
2015 2381

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.3
2006 17.7
2007 18.1
2008 19
2009 19.9
2010 20.1
2011 21.1
2012 20.2
2013 18.5
2014 17.7
2015 17.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.12244897959184
2006 0.14305459571527
2007 0.16126832594613
2008 0.167004048583
2009 0.21017625540406
2010 0.20947802197802
2011 0.22355430183357
2012 0.26231884057971
2013 0.23552273610571
2014 0.28869778869779
2015 0.25241495170097

Compare Bowie High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,339.1% 13.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,790.0% 17.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 25.2%
 
State Average 38.5%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 2,381 17.9:1  
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Private PK - 12 720 14:1 8 miles
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

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