Watson Junior High School



Watson Junior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Watson Junior High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 235
7 248
8 218
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Watson Junior High School is a public elementary school located in Colorado Springs, CO in the School District No. 3 in the County of El Paso and State of. It enrolls 701 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 18.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 701
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 38.4

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Watson Junior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 358
(51%)
3,256
(48%)
 Male 343
(49%)
3,477
(52%)

Watson Junior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 350
(50%)
3,413
(51%)
 Hispanic 190
(27%)
1,885
(28%)
 Two or More 76
(11%)
679
(10%)
 Black 56
(8%)
560
(8%)
 Pacific Islander 12
(2%)
91
(1%)
 Asian 11
(2%)
73
(1%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
32
(0%)

Watson Junior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 325
(46%)
3,302
(49%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 280
(40%)
2,476
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 96
(14%)
955
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Watson Junior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (53.6%) is slightly higher than the state average of 44.5%. 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 Junior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 466
2006 432
2007 427
2008 406
2009 397
2010 630
2011 622
2012 661
2013 659
2014 690
2015 701

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.6
2006 15.7
2007 14.9
2008 14.9
2009 16.2
2010 16.5
2011 16.8
2012 17.5
2013 16.3
2014 17.8
2015 18.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.36266094420601
2006 0.31481481481481
2007 0.30913348946136
2008 0.34975369458128
2009 0.45591939546599
2010 0.47777777777778
2011 0.47588424437299
2012 0.42813918305598
2013 0.44006069802731
2014 0.46521739130435
2015 0.53637660485021

Compare Watson Junior High School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.8% 16.1:1
 
1,830.0% 18.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.5%
 
This School 53.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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