Watson Chapel High School

Watson Chapel High School serves 736 students in grades 10-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 37%.
Watson Chapel High School operates within the Watson Chapel School District.
The school district's 66% graduation rate is lower than the AR state average of 76%.

Overview

The student population of 736 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 10-12
Total Students 736 students
Watson Chapel High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 52 teachers
Watson Chapel High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Watson Chapel High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 13:1
Watson Chapel High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Black
72%
23%
Watson Chapel High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
28%
63%
Watson Chapel High School White Students (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Watson Chapel High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AR All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.41 0.31
Watson Chapel High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
55%
52%
Watson Chapel High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2013)
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.
10%
9%
Watson Chapel High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,992 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 66% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,593 is less than the state average of $9,870. The district revenue/student has grown by 21% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,765 is less than the state average of $10,243. The district spending/student has grown by 26% over four years.
School District Name Watson Chapel School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 2,992 925
Watson Chapel   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 66% 76%
Watson Chapel   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $27 MM $9 MM
Watson Chapel   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $27 MM $10 MM
Watson Chapel   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,593 $9,870
Watson Chapel   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,765 $10,243
Watson Chapel   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Arkansas Correctional School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Watson Chapel Junior High School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Edgewood Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pine BluffWatson Chapel Junior High School
    3900 Camden Rd
    Pine BluffAR 71603
    (870)879-4420
    0 mi | Gr. 7-9 | 769 students                      
  • Pine BluffEdgewood Elementary School
    4100 West 32nd St
    Pine BluffAR 71603
    (870)879-1252
    0.5 mi | Gr. KG-1 | 448 students                      
  • Pine BluffL. L. Owen Elementary School
    3605 Oakwood Rd
    Pine BluffAR 71603
    (870)879-3741
    0.6 mi | Gr. 2-3 | 383 students                      
  • Pine BluffColeman Elementary School
    4600 West 13th St
    Pine BluffAR 71603
    (870)879-3630
    1.3 mi | Gr. 4-6 | 656 students                      
  • Pine BluffOak Park Elementary School
    2900 Orange St
    Pine BluffAR 71603
    (870)543-4384
    1.4 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 389 students                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended July 03, 2013 - Watson Chapel is I really good school . The school just needs more classes / teachers that give everybody a chance to figure out what they want out of life . I'm a senior class of 14 and I wish my school had more events so I can enjoy my last year . - Posted by Student/Alumni

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