Bowie Independent School District

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Bowie Independent School District
341 US Hwy 287 North Access
Bowie, Texas76230[2]

ESC Region 9[1]

Coordinates33°33′23″N 97°51′1″W / 33.55639°N 97.85028°W / 33.55639; -97.85028
District information
TypeIndependent school district
GradesPre-K through 12
SuperintendentSteven Monkres[1]
Schools4 (2009-10)[2]
District ID4810990[2]
Students and staff
Students1,670 (2010-11)[1]
Teachers121.97 (2009-10)[2] (on full-time equivalent (FTE) basis)
Student-teacher ratio13.22 (2009-10)[2]
Athletic conferenceUIL Class 2A Football Division I[3]
District mascotJackrabbits[4]
Colors          Maroon, White[4]
Other information
TEA District Accountability Rating for 2011-12Academically Acceptable[5]
WebsiteBowie ISD

The Bowie Independent School District is a public school district based in Bowie, Texas (USA). Located in Montague County, the district also serves the city of Sunset. Small portions of the district extend into Jack and Clay counties.


As of the 2010-2011 school year, the appraised valuation of property in the district was $603,249,000.[1] The maintenance tax rate was $0.104 and the bond tax rate was $0.025 per $100 of appraised valuation.[1]

Academic achievement[edit]

In 2011, the school district was rated "academically acceptable" by the Texas Education Agency.[5] Forty-nine percent of districts in Texas in 2011 received the same rating.[6] No state accountability ratings will be given to districts in 2012.[7] A school district in Texas can receive one of four possible rankings from the Texas Education Agency: Exemplary (the highest possible ranking), Recognized, Academically Acceptable, and Academically Unacceptable (the lowest possible ranking).

Historical district TEA accountability ratings[5]

  • 2011: Academically Acceptable
  • 2010: Recognized
  • 2009: Academically Acceptable
  • 2008: Academically Acceptable
  • 2007: Academically Acceptable
  • 2006: Academically Acceptable
  • 2005: Academically Acceptable
  • 2004: Academically Acceptable


Bowie Intermediate School
Bowie High School

In the 2011-2012 school year, the district operated four schools.[1]

  • Bowie High (Grades 9-12)
  • Bowie Junior High (Grades 6-8)
  • Bowie Intermediate (Grades 3-5)
  • Bowie Elementary (Grades PK-2)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Texas School Directory 2012" (PDF). Texas Education Agency. Retrieved 10 August 2012.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Search for Public School Districts – District Detail for Bowie ISD". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved 10 August 2012.
  3. ^ "UIL Alignments". University Interscholastic League. Retrieved 10 August 2012.
  4. ^ a b "Bowie High School". CBS Interactive. Retrieved 10 August 2012.
  5. ^ a b c "Texas Accountability System District Ratings for 2004 through 2011". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 2 July 2012. Retrieved 10 August 2012.
  6. ^ "Texas Accountability System Summary of Ratings for 2004 through 2011(as of November 2, 2011) District Ratings by Rating Category (including Charter Operators)". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 7 August 2012. Retrieved 10 August 2012.
  7. ^ "Accountability Rating System for Texas Public Schools and Districts". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 24 August 2012. Retrieved 10 August 2012.

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