Pearl Watson Elementary School



Pearl Watson Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pearl Watson Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 35
K 41
1 64
2 47
3 48
4 44
5 29
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 308 students in grades 1st through 12th. Pearl Watson Elementary School is the 661st largest public school in Louisiana and the 40,894th largest nationally.

Total Students: 308
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: -1:1
Full Time Teachers: -9

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Pearl Watson Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 176
(57%)
12,439
(52%)
 Female 132
(43%)
11,604
(48%)

Pearl Watson Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 275
(89%)
7,697
(32%)
 White 14
(5%)
14,233
(59%)
 Two or More 11
(4%)
727
(3%)
 Hispanic 7
(2%)
972
(4%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
67
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
330
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
17
(0%)

Pearl Watson Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 223
(72%)
11,314
(47%)
 Not Eligible 85
(28%)
11,672
(49%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
1,057
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 800 ranked schools in Louisiana, Pearl Watson Elementary School is ranked 562nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pearl Watson Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.4%) is slightly higher than the state average of 64.3%. 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
2013 360
2014 350
2015 308

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
2013 11.3
2014 11.1
2015 N/A

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
2013 0.95833333333333
2014 0.78
2015 0.72402597402597

Compare Pearl Watson Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
N/A 0.0:1
 
1,280.2% 12.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 64.3%
 
This School 72.4%
 

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Pearl Watson Elementary School
Lake Charles, LA
Public PK - 05 308 -1:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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