T. H. Watkins Elementary School



T. H. Watkins Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

T. H. Watkins Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 62
K 48
1 29
2 24
3 30
4 33
5 34
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

T. H. Watkins Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Lake Charles, LA in the Calcasieu Parish School District. It enrolls 260 students in grades 1st through 12th. T. H. Watkins Elementary School is the 737th largest public school in Louisiana and the 44,425th largest nationally. It has 13.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 260
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.98
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 44,425th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Louisiana: 737th out of 845
Student/Teacher Rank in Louisiana: 207th out of 844
Full Time Teacher Rank in Louisiana: 722nd out of 844

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T. H. Watkins Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 133
(51%)
12,118
(51%)
 Female 127
(49%)
11,572
(49%)

T. H. Watkins Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 233
(90%)
7,804
(33%)
 Hispanic 12
(5%)
693
(3%)
 White 9
(3%)
14,429
(61%)
 Two or More 4
(2%)
427
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
42
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
282
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
13
(0%)

T. H. Watkins Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 234
(90%)
13,139
(55%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 16
(6%)
2,122
(9%)
 Not Eligible 10
(4%)
8,429
(36%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 839 ranked schools in Louisiana, T. H. Watkins Elementary School is ranked 584th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of T. H. Watkins Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (96.2%) 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.

T. H. Watkins Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 292
2006 258
2007 298
2008 320
2009 312
2010 312
2011 278
2012 260

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16
2006 14.9
2007 15.7
2008 18.3
2009 14.6
2010 14.8
2011 15.5
2012 13.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.84931506849315
2006 0.92248062015504
2007 0.91275167785235
2008 0.91875
2009 0.93589743589744
2010 0.94551282051282
2011 0.92805755395683
2012 0.96153846153846

Compare T. H. Watkins Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,370.0% 13.7:1
 
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 96.2%
 

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Public PK - 05 260 13.7:1  
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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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