Education is a top priority in the City of Bowie and schools in Bowie are not only among the best in Prince George's County, but also in the State of Maryland. The success of these schools can be attributed to a number of things including strong leadership in the schools, high standards and expectations in the community, and great parental involvement.

Public schools in the City of Bowie are run by the Prince George's County School System. The majority of these schools - elementary, middle, and high school - have consistently achieved yearly progress.

The City of Bowie supports local schools both public and private through a variety of programs that encourage young people to be the next generation of leaders and recognize educators in Bowie schools for their dedication, innovation, and commitment to their students.