Ron Watson Middle School



Ron Watson Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ron Watson Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 134
7 131
8 148
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ron Watson Middle School is a public elementary school located in Yuma, AZ in the Yuma Elementary School District. It enrolls 413 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 20.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 413
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 20

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Ron Watson Middle School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 214
(52%)
4,643
(51%)
 Female 199
(48%)
4,430
(49%)

Ron Watson Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 201
(49%)
2,532
(28%)
 Hispanic 185
(45%)
6,015
(66%)
 Black 13
(3%)
231
(3%)
 Asian 7
(2%)
97
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
121
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
24
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
53
(1%)

Ron Watson Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 198
(48%)
3,773
(42%)
 Not Eligible 180
(44%)
2,898
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 35
(8%)
2,402
(26%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Ron Watson Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (56.4%) is slightly higher than the state average of 55.6%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Ron Watson Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 326
2006 512
2007 430
2008 435
2009 419
2010 408
2011 398
2012 413

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.4
2006 24.4
2007 18.7
2008 16.1
2009 20.4
2010 21.5
2011 19.9
2012 20.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.57361963190184
2006 0.05859375
2007 0.51627906976744
2008 0.52873563218391
2009 0.54892601431981
2010 0.52696078431373
2011 0.54522613065327
2012 0.56416464891041

Compare Ron Watson Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
2,060.0% 20.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 
This School 56.4%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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