James H Watson Elementary School



James H Watson Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

James H Watson Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 26
K 105
1 108
2 99
3 101
4 120
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

James H Watson Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Schererville, IN in the Lake Central School Corporation. It enrolls 559 students in grades 1st through 12th. James H Watson Elementary School is the 262nd largest public school in Indiana and the 16,349th largest nationally. It has 19.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 559
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,349th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 262nd out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 807th out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 337th out of 1,125

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James H Watson Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 301
(54%)
3,477
(52%)
 Female 258
(46%)
3,243
(48%)

James H Watson Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 406
(73%)
5,016
(75%)
 Hispanic 81
(14%)
936
(14%)
 Two or More 32
(6%)
218
(3%)
 Black 24
(4%)
313
(5%)
 Asian 13
(2%)
204
(3%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
33
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

James H Watson Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 449
(80%)
5,295
(79%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 93
(17%)
1,094
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 17
(3%)
331
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, James H Watson Elementary School is ranked 932nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of James H Watson Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (19.7%) is significantly lower than the state average of 52.4%. 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.

James H Watson Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 702
2006 709
2007 706
2008 575
2009 601
2010 648
2011 617
2012 559

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.3
2006 N/A
2007 20.2
2008 18
2009 18.2
2010 20.7
2011 19.3
2012 19.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.10541310541311
2006 0.11001410437236
2007 0.11331444759207
2008 0.14086956521739
2009 0.14475873544093
2010 0.14506172839506
2011 0.17666126418152
2012 0.19677996422182

Compare James H Watson Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
1,960.0% 19.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 19.7%
 
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
James H Watson Elementary School
Schererville, IN
Public PK - 04 559 19.6:1  
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Public 05 - 08 941 20:1 1 miles
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Public KG - 12 80 69:1 2 miles
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Private PK - 08 370 12:1 3 miles
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Public KG - 04 522 20.1:1 3 miles
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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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