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Avg. test scores 14%
High school dipl. 14%
Bachelors degree 65%

Bowie school information

IndexBowieMarylandNational
Average Test Scores42%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:116:116:1
Total public schools131,16379,221
Total private schools1067424,874
Total post-secondary schools11127,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Bowie are 14% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 13 public schools in Bowie
  • 94.7% of people in Bowie have completed 8th grade
  • 94.5% of people in Bowie have completed high school
  • 49.9% of people in Bowie have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Bowie

      IndexBowieMarylandNational
      Completed 8th grade94.7%87.5%84.3%
      Completed high school94.5%86.5%83.0%
      Completed some college78.2%64.2%59.4%
      Completed associate degree55.8%44.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors49.9%38.4%30.3%
      Completed masters21.8%17.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree4.6%5.5%3.3%
      Completed doctorate2.5%2.5%1.3%

      Bowie, MD School Districts

      • Prince George's County Public Schools

      There are a total of 13 public schools, 10 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Bowie. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Bowie, MD schools is 42%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Bowie, MD, an average of 94.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 94.5% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Springdale, MD2,87877%56%
      Fulton, MD3,09776%54%
      Severna Park, MD38,51475%52%
      Edgewater, MD9,25070%42%
      Alexandria, VA151,47370%42%
      Bowie, MD57,63342%14%

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      Woodland, CA57,55230%38%
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      San Marcos, TX57,74364%31%
      Arcadia, CA57,75576%54%
      Tamiami, FL57,79663%27%
      Bowie, MD57,63342%14%
      Source: The Bowie, MD education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.