Watkins Elementary School



Watkins Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Watkins Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 20
K 78
1 78
2 59
3 74
4 67
5 56
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Watkins Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Jackson, MS in the Jackson Public School District. It enrolls 432 students in grades 1st through 12th. Watkins Elementary School is the 298th largest public school in Mississippi and the 28,311th largest nationally. It has 19.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 432
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 22.07

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Watkins Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 237
(55%)
10,469
(49%)
 Male 195
(45%)
10,799
(51%)

Watkins Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 432
(100%)
20,474
(96%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
17
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
288
(1%)
 White 0
(0%)
372
(2%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
113
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Watkins Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 401
(93%)
18,654
(88%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 19
(4%)
995
(5%)
 Not Eligible 12
(3%)
1,619
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 507 ranked schools in Mississippi, Watkins Elementary School is ranked 182nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Watkins Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 73.7%. 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.

Watkins Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 482
2006 406
2007 386
2008 355
2009 355
2010 354
2011 408
2012 432

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21
2006 17
2007 16.1
2008 17.2
2009 18.3
2010 17.5
2011 18.2
2012 19.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.91078838174274
2006 0.94581280788177
2007 0.95336787564767
2008 0.95492957746479
2009 0.96338028169014
2010 0.97457627118644
2011 0.97058823529412
2012 0.97222222222222

Compare Watkins Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,520.1% 15.2:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,960.0% 19.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 73.7%
 
This School 97.2%
 

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Watkins Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 432 19.6:1  
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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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