Ron Watson Middle School

Ron Watson Middle School serves 416 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the AZ average of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 59%.
Ron Watson Middle School operates within the Yuma Elementary School District.

School Overview

The student population of 416 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 416 students
Ron Watson Middle School Total Students (2005-2014)
Gender % Ron Watson Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Ron Watson Middle School Total Teachers (2005-2014)
Students by Grade Ron Watson Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AZ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1 23:1
Ron Watson Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2005-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
Ron Watson Middle School Asian Students (2005-2014)
Hispanic
47%
44%
Ron Watson Middle School Black Students (2005-2014)
Black
3%
5%
Ron Watson Middle School Black Students (2005-2014)
White
49%
41%
Ron Watson Middle School White Students (2005-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.54 0.64
Ron Watson Middle School Diversity Score (2005-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
35%
36%
Ron Watson Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2005-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
14%
Ron Watson Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2014)

District Comparison

Yuma Elementary School District's student population of 8,950 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The revenue/student of $8,445 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Yuma Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
18
1
Number of Students Managed 8,950 274
Yuma Elementary  School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $84 MM n/a
Yuma Elementary  School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $62 MM n/a
Yuma Elementary  School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $8,445 n/a
Yuma Elementary  School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $6,217 n/a
Yuma Elementary  School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Harvest Preparatory Academy (9.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Castle Dome Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sunrise Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • YumaSunrise Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 660 students
    0.1 miles
    9943 South 28th St
    YumaAZ 85367
    (928)502-4352
    0.1PK-5660
  • YumaCastle Dome Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 795 students
    1.7 miles
    2353 South Otondo Dr
    YumaAZ 85365
    (928)502-4352
    1.76-8795
  • YumaMary A Otondo Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 751 students
    1.7 miles
    2251 Otondo Dr
    YumaAZ 85365
    (928)502-4352
    1.7PK-5751
  • YumaDesert Mesa Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 681 students
    2.5 miles
    2350 South Ave 7 1/2 East
    YumaAZ 85365
    (928)502-4352
    2.5PK-5681
  • YumaJames B Rolle School
    Grades: PK-6 | 621 students
    7.7 miles
    2711 South Engler Ave
    YumaAZ 85365
    (928)502-4352
    7.7PK-6621

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