George Watts Elementary



George Watts Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

George Watts Elementary Students by Grade
PK 57
K 56
1 62
2 62
3 58
4 56
5 56
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

George Watts Elementary is a public elementary school located in Durham, NC in the Durham Public Schools. It enrolls 407 students in grades 1st through 12th. George Watts Elementary is the 1,016th largest public school in North Carolina and the 31,347th largest nationally. It has 13.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 407
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.5

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George Watts Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 205
(50%)
12,192
(49%)
 Male 202
(50%)
12,526
(51%)

George Watts Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 178
(44%)
4,762
(19%)
 Hispanic 135
(33%)
7,465
(30%)
 Black 69
(17%)
11,053
(45%)
 Two or More 23
(6%)
742
(3%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
597
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
19
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
80
(0%)

George Watts Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 224
(55%)
8,106
(33%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 167
(41%)
15,603
(63%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 16
(4%)
1,009
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,517 ranked schools in North Carolina, George Watts Elementary is ranked 1,111th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of George Watts Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (45.0%) is lower than the state average of 61.1%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

George Watts Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 407
2006 349
2007 329
2008 314
2009 391
2010 390
2011 422
2012 396
2013 396
2014 396
2015 407

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 9.2
2006 N/A
2007 11
2008 9.8
2009 11.5
2010 11.2
2011 14.6
2012 12.6
2013 13
2014 14.4
2015 13.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.81081081081081
2006 0.43266475644699
2007 0.64437689969605
2008 0.64012738853503
2009 0.57033248081841
2010 0.55128205128205
2011 0.45023696682464
2012 0.49747474747475
2013 0.46969696969697
2014 0.45959595959596
2015 0.44963144963145

Compare George Watts Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.0% 13.8:1
 
1,465.9% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 45.0%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.1%
 

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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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