Dr Bernard C Watson Academy for Boys



Dr Bernard C Watson Academy for Boys Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dr Bernard C Watson Academy for Boys Students by Grade
PK 0
K 11
1 14
2 18
3 23
4 22
5 12
6 14
7 9
8 7
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Dr Bernard C Watson Academy for Boys is a public elementary school located in Gary, IN in the Gary Community School Corporation. It enrolls 130 students in grades 1st through 12th. Dr Bernard C Watson Academy for Boys is the 1,101st largest public school in Indiana and the 51,819th largest nationally. It has 10.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 130
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10:1
Full Time Teachers: 13
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 51,819th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 1,101st out of 1,126
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 9th out of 1,115
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 1,028th out of 1,115

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Dr Bernard C Watson Academy for Boys Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 130
(100%)
2,669
(49%)
 Female 0
(0%)
2,813
(51%)

Dr Bernard C Watson Academy for Boys Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 117
(90%)
5,062
(92%)
 Two or More 12
(9%)
224
(4%)
 Hispanic 1
(1%)
130
(2%)
 White 0
(0%)
63
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Dr Bernard C Watson Academy for Boys Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 112
(86%)
4,248
(77%)
 Not Eligible 18
(14%)
1,222
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
12
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,124 ranked schools in Indiana, Dr Bernard C Watson Academy for Boys is ranked 924th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dr Bernard C Watson Academy for Boys students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 51.1%. 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.

Dr Bernard C Watson Academy for Boys Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 462
2006 367
2007 327
2008 259
2009 193
2010 189
2011 225
2012 198
2013 180
2014 137
2015 130

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.9
2006 N/A
2007 14.9
2008 13.2
2009 9.7
2010 13.3
2011 14.1
2012 9.9
2013 11.2
2014 10.5
2015 10

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.82467532467532
2006 0.83378746594005
2007 0.79816513761468
2008 0.85714285714286
2009 0.82901554404145
2010 0.92592592592593
2011 0.91555555555556
2012 0.87373737373737
2013 0.73888888888889
2014 0.94160583941606
2015 0.86153846153846

Compare Dr Bernard C Watson Academy for Boys to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,000.0% 10.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,736.8% 17.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 86.2%
 

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