Ron Watson Middle School

Ron Watson Middle School serves 398 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the AZ average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 58%.
Ron Watson Middle School operates within the Yuma Elementary School District.

Overview

The student population of 398 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 398 students
Ron Watson Middle School Total Students (2005-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Ron Watson Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (2005-2012)
Students by Grade Ron Watson Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is less than the state average of 0.85. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AZ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 18:1
Ron Watson Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (2005-2012)
American Indian
n/a
5%
Asian
n/a
3%
Ron Watson Middle School Asian (2005-2012)
Hispanic
51%
43%
Ron Watson Middle School Hispanic (2005-2012)
Black
2%
5%
Ron Watson Middle School Black (2005-2012)
White
45%
42%
Ron Watson Middle School White (2005-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Ron Watson Middle School Sch Ethnicity Ron Watson Middle School Sta Ethnicity
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 0.85
Ron Watson Middle School Diversity Score (2005-2012)
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.
47%
36%
Ron Watson Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2005-2012)
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%
11%
Ron Watson Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,236 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
School District Name Yuma Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
18
1
Number of Students Managed 9,236 257
Yuma Elementary  School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $81 MM $2 MM
Yuma Elementary  School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $78 MM $2 MM
Yuma Elementary  School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,036 $9,374
Yuma Elementary  School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $7,669 $8,323
Yuma Elementary  School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Students Grades
  • Yuma Sunrise Elementary School
    9943 South 28th St
    Yuma , AZ , 85367
    (928)502-4352
    0.1  mi  |  611  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Yuma Mary A Otondo Elementary School
    2251 Otondo Dr
    Yuma , AZ , 85365
    (928)502-4352
    1.7  mi  |  758  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Yuma Castle Dome Middle School
    2353 South Otondo Dr
    Yuma , AZ , 85365
    (928)502-4352
    1.7  mi  |  762  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Yuma Desert Mesa Elementary School
    2350 South Ave 7 1/2 East
    Yuma , AZ , 85365
    (928)502-4352
    2.5  mi  |  705  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Yuma James B Rolle School
    2711 South Engler Ave
    Yuma , AZ , 85365
    (928)502-4352
    7.7  mi  |  567  students  |  Gr.  PK-6

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Yuma, AZ public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.44, which is higher than the Arizona average of 0.36. The most diverse school in Yuma is Desert View Academy. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Arizona or national school diversity statistics.