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BGISD Results on the 2023 Kentucky Summative Assessments 

Proficient Reading: 24% | Distinguished Reading: 21% | Proficient Math: 29% | Distinguished Math: 14%


Cap toss graduation 2024

Congratulations Bowling Green High School

Class of 2024

Teranga Academy moving up ceremony

Moving Up!

Teranga Academy celebrating 15 students completing all three levels of coursework and now advancing to Bowling Green Junior High, Bowling Green High School, or graduating BGHS on Sunday.

Congratulations retiring faculty and staff!

Congratulations retiring faculty and staff!

Vicki Daniel, Joy Foley, Francine Boards, Janet Martin, Montina Hall, Suzanne Harwood, Megan Allen, Lisa Freeman, Mike Foley, Kory Twyman, Richard Brown, Elisa Beth Brown, Patsy Wagoner, Mary Sansom, Margie Clevenger, and Jeremy Tucker.

Grad Walk 2024

Grad Walk 2024

Proud District: Best Communities for Music Education
For the fifth consecutive year, BGISD has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education.

News & Announcements

Summer meal programs help ensure children and teens have the nutrition they need when schools are not in session. BGISD will offer free meals to children 18 and under June 3 - August 2.

Teranga Academy Bowling Green showcased the potential for success and integration for immigrant students with a Moving Up Ceremony on Wednesday, May 22nd. Seventy-nine students have "moved up" to either level 2 or 3 coursework and 15 students have completed all three levels of coursework and now advance to Bowling Green Junior High, Bowling Green High School, or graduate BGHS.

Read More about Teranga Academy Students Celebrate Moving Up!

BGHS Junior Jackson Smith has been selected to attend the 2024 Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs. GSE is a three-week immersive “Summer Startup” program for high school students in grades 9 to 11, and held on campus at either Thomas Moore University or the University of Kentucky. 

Congratulations, Jackson!

Read More about Smith Selected for GSE 2024

Several BGISD students saw their names on the Wall of Winners and were recognized on stage at the STLP State Championship, held at the Rupp Arena and Central Bank Center March 27, 2024. The competition included submitting and presenting projects, competing in live challenges, and visiting hands-on learning stations as part of a new STLPx (STLP Experience).

Read More about Purples Win with Project Challenges and Creative Digital Arts at STLP 2024

Director of Instructional Programs Elisa Beth Brown has announced plans to retire at the end of the school year. Ms. Brown has served as an administrator in the Bowling Green Independent School District for nine years, first as Assistant Principal for Instruction at Bowling Green High School, and since 2018 at the district office.

Read More about Elisa Beth Brown, Director of Instructional Programs to Retire from BGISD

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By the Numbers


Students enrolled in Preschool - 12th Grades


Languages spoken



Free meals for students through Community Eligibility Provision


All students have their own Chromebook devices


Varsity Sports Offered at BGHS


Advanced Placement courses offered at BGHS


The school district is located in the downtown area of Bowling Green, Kentucky and is approximately seven square miles.