Pearl Watson Elementary School



Pearl Watson Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pearl Watson Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 43
K 59
1 60
2 34
3 52
4 43
5 37
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Pearl Watson Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Lake Charles, LA in the Calcasieu Parish School District. It enrolls 328 students in grades 1st through 12th. Pearl Watson Elementary School is the 636th largest public school in Louisiana and the 38,723rd largest nationally. It has 11.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 328
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.39
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 38,723rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Louisiana: 636th out of 845
Student/Teacher Rank in Louisiana: 56th out of 844
Full Time Teacher Rank in Louisiana: 430th out of 844

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Pearl Watson Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 166
(51%)
12,118
(51%)
 Female 162
(49%)
11,572
(49%)

Pearl Watson Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 313
(95%)
7,804
(33%)
 White 8
(2%)
14,429
(61%)
 Hispanic 4
(1%)
693
(3%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
427
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
42
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
282
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
13
(0%)

Pearl Watson Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 307
(94%)
13,139
(55%)
 Not Eligible 20
(6%)
8,429
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 1
(0%)
2,122
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 839 ranked schools in Louisiana, Pearl Watson Elementary School is ranked 448th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pearl Watson Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (93.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 69.6%. 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.

Pearl Watson Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 464
2006 437
2007 461
2008 406
2009 382
2010 364
2011 342
2012 328

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.1
2006 12.3
2007 13.3
2008 10.2
2009 10.4
2010 11.8
2011 13.1
2012 11.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.94612068965517
2006 0.90160183066362
2007 0.88286334056399
2008 0.96305418719212
2009 0.91361256544503
2010 0.95054945054945
2011 0.96491228070175
2012 0.9390243902439

Compare Pearl Watson Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,120.0% 11.2:1
 
1,467.3% 14.7:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 69.6%
 
This School 93.9%
 

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Pearl Watson Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 328 11.2:1  
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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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