Watson Primary School



Watson Primary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Watson Primary School Students by Grade
PK 29
K 165
1 161
2 152
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Watson Primary School is a public elementary school located in Huntsville, AR in the Huntsville School District. It enrolls 507 students in grades 1st through 12th. Watson Primary School is the 158th largest public school in Arkansas and the 20,864th largest nationally. It has 12.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 507
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 41.61
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 20,864th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arkansas: 158th out of 555
Student/Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 65th out of 555
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 52nd out of 555

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Watson Primary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 263
(52%)
813
(51%)
 Female 244
(48%)
780
(49%)

Watson Primary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 417
(82%)
1,374
(86%)
 Hispanic 65
(13%)
148
(9%)
 Two or More 11
(2%)
20
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 7
(1%)
19
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
20
(1%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
8
(1%)
 Black 1
(0%)
4
(0%)

Watson Primary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 291
(57%)
858
(54%)
 Not Eligible 160
(32%)
568
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 56
(11%)
167
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 555 ranked schools in Arkansas, Watson Primary School is ranked 156th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Watson Primary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (68.4%) is slightly higher than the state average of 65.0%. 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.

Watson Primary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 516
2006 521
2007 493
2008 458
2009 445
2010 480
2011 485
2012 507

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.3
2006 13
2007 12
2008 13.1
2009 12.7
2010 13.9
2011 14.4
2012 12.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.59302325581395
2006 0.60460652591171
2007 0.61257606490872
2008 0.63318777292576
2009 0.64943820224719
2010 0.65625
2011 0.65979381443299
2012 0.68441814595661

Compare Watson Primary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,220.0% 12.2:1
 
1,441.1% 14.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 65.0%
 
This School 68.4%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Watson Primary School
Huntsville, AR
Public PK - 02 507 12.2:1  
Huntsville Middle School
Huntsville, AR
Public 06 - 08 523 14.6:1 1 miles
Huntsville Intermediate School
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Public 03 - 05 446 15.2:1 1 miles
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Elkins Elementary School
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Sonora Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 639 18.6:1 18 miles
St. Paul Elementary School
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Public PK - 06 117 10.2:1 19 miles
Sonora Middle School
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Public 06 - 07 754 16.3:1 19 miles
Turnbow Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 792 16.2:1 20 miles
The Academy of Excellence
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Private PK - 08 68 9:1 21 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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