Arthur W Watson Jr Elementary School



Arthur W Watson Jr Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Arthur W Watson Jr Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 40
K 130
1 115
2 123
3 138
4 77
5 110
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 17

Arthur W Watson Jr Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Port Gibson, MS in the Claiborne County School District. It enrolls 750 students in grades 1st through 12th. Arthur W Watson Jr Elementary School is the 70th largest public school in Mississippi and the 6,014th largest nationally. It has 17.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 750
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 42.53

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Arthur W Watson Jr Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 378
(50%)
540
(50%)
 Male 372
(50%)
544
(50%)

Arthur W Watson Jr Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 742
(99%)
1,073
(99%)
 White 5
(1%)
8
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Hispanic 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Arthur W Watson Jr Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 750
(100%)
1,084
(100%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Not Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 509 ranked schools in Mississippi, Arthur W Watson Jr Elementary School is ranked 18th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Arthur W Watson Jr Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (100.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 77.0%. 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.

Arthur W Watson Jr Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 937
2006 891
2007 862
2008 825
2009 793
2010 853
2011 808
2012 820
2013 782
2014 772
2015 750

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.7
2006 18.7
2007 17.8
2008 17.3
2009 16
2010 18.4
2011 18.4
2012 18.5
2013 18.3
2014 18.1
2015 17.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.99679829242263
2006 0.996632996633
2007 0.94199535962877
2008 0.99636363636364
2009 0.99621689785624
2010 0.99648300117233
2011 0.99628712871287
2012 0.99634146341463
2013 0.99616368286445
2014 1
2015 1

Compare Arthur W Watson Jr Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,535.9% 15.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,760.0% 17.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 77.0%
 
This School 100.0%
 

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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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