Watson B. Duncan Middle School



Watson B. Duncan Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Watson B. Duncan Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 412
7 447
8 444
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Watson B. Duncan Middle School is a public elementary school located in Palm Beach Gardens, FL in the Palm Beach School District. It enrolls 1,303 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 17.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,303
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 75

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Watson B. Duncan Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 720
(55%)
64,850
(51%)
 Female 583
(45%)
61,077
(49%)

Watson B. Duncan Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 799
(61%)
41,831
(33%)
 Hispanic 224
(17%)
39,184
(31%)
 Black 165
(13%)
36,807
(29%)
 Asian 60
(5%)
3,565
(3%)
 Two or More 49
(4%)
3,522
(3%)
 American Indian 6
(0%)
845
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
173
(0%)

Watson B. Duncan Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 869
(67%)
51,799
(41%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 359
(28%)
67,578
(54%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 75
(6%)
6,550
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Watson B. Duncan Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (33.3%) is significantly lower than the state average of 61.9%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Watson B. Duncan Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1209
2006 1123
2007 1109
2008 1102
2009 1147
2010 1258
2011 1381
2012 1303

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18
2006 16.5
2007 15.7
2008 13.5
2009 18.4
2010 17.6
2011 18.2
2012 17.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.22497932175352
2006 0.21549421193232
2007 0.22452660054103
2008 0.2431941923775
2009 0.2615518744551
2010 0.31558028616852
2011 0.33526430123099
2012 0.33307751343054

Compare Watson B. Duncan Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,740.0% 17.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 33.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 

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Public 06 - 08 1,303 17.4:1  
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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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