Bowie High School

Bowie High School offers college preparatory classes, Advanced Placement coursework, foreign languages, fine arts, Air Force JROTC, numerous athletics programs, and career and technology programs. In the 2017 Bond Program, Bowie will receive Phase 1 of a Full Modernization of the existing facility. Projects include improved parking facilities, additions and renovations, including athletics and fine arts, to increase capacity from 2,463 to 2,900 after all phases of full modernization are complete. View the most recent community meeting, held on Nov. 14, 2018, at this link.

Latest Updates

May 2019 Modernization Project Drone Footage Clip

Drone Footage: May 2019

Jun 17,2019 All Schools

Check out the recent drone footage from some of the 2017 Bond Modernization projects across AISD! 0:03 – Norman Elementary1:44 – Ann Richards School For Young Women…

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Drone Footage: April 2019

Jun 13,2019 All Schools

Check out drone footage from some of the 2017 Bond Modernization projects across AISD! 0:03 – Ann Richards School For Young Women Leaders 1:55 –…

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Austin ISD staff break ground at Bowie High School to celebrate the beginning of the construction for the new modernization project.

James Bowie High School Groundbreaking

Jun 07,2019 Bowie

On June 6, community members gathered to celebrate the groundbreaking of the James Bowie High School modernization project. The ceremony featured a performance by the…

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Key Information

  • Modernization Budget: $88,000,000
  • Total Budget: $91,030,000
  • Anticipated Opening Date: June 2022
  • Trustee: Yasmin Wagner
  • Location: 4103 W. Slaughter Ln., Austin, Texas 78749
  • Existing Capacity: 2,463
  • Planned Capacity: 2,900 (after all phases of full modernization)
  • 2016/2017 Utilization: 118%

Project Team

  • Architecture and Engineering Team:
  • Construction-Management-at-Risk Team:
  • Campus Architectural Team:
    • Mark Robinson, Principal
    • Debby Theis, Management Assistant
    • Brian Crow, CAC / Parent
    • Ruth Ann Widner, Staff – SIF
    • Jeff Ables, Staff – AD
    • Betsy Cornwell, Staff – FA DC
    • Richard Winemiller, Staff – CTE DC
    • Leticia Caballero, Parent
    • Bill Knippa, Community Member
    • Cyndi Harrison, Community Member
    • Emma Davis, Student – Class of 2020
    • Coleton Benson, Student – Class of 2021