T. H. Watkins Elementary School



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

T. H. Watkins Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 60
K 36
1 28
2 40
3 42
4 31
5 24
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 261 students in grades 1st through 12th. T. H. Watkins Elementary School is the 736th largest public school in Louisiana and the 44,715th largest nationally.

Total Students: 261
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: -1:1
Full Time Teachers: -9

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T. H. Watkins Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 131
(50%)
11,604
(48%)
 Male 130
(50%)
12,439
(52%)

T. H. Watkins Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 244
(93%)
7,697
(32%)
 Two or More 6
(2%)
727
(3%)
 White 6
(2%)
14,233
(59%)
 Hispanic 4
(2%)
972
(4%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
67
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
330
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
17
(0%)

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

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 168
(64%)
11,314
(47%)
 Not Eligible 93
(36%)
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, T. H. Watkins Elementary School is ranked 668th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of T. H. Watkins Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (64.4%) 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.

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
2013 247
2014 254
2015 261

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
2013 13.7
2014 14.1
2015 N/A

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
2013 0.97975708502024
2014 0.70472440944882
2015 0.64367816091954

Compare T. H. Watkins 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 64.4%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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T. H. Watkins Elementary School
Lake Charles, LA
Public PK - 05 261 -1:1  
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Private PK - 12 229 9:1 2 miles
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Public PK - 05 378 7.7:1 2 miles
Fairview Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 431 9:1 2 miles
Our Lady Queen of Heaven School
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Private PK - 08 697 12:1 3 miles
Southwest Louisiana Charter Academy
Lake Charles, LA
Public KG - 08 747 24.9:1 3 miles
Bishop Noland Episcopal Day School
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Private PK - 08 337 10:1 3 miles
Immaculate Conception Cathedral School
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Private PK - 08 434 14:1 3 miles
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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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