Watson Chapel Junior High School

3900 Camden Rd,

Pine Bluff, AR, 71603-9092

Tel: (870)879-4420
Grades: 7-9

794 students

Watson Chapel Junior High School serves 794 students in grades 7-9.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 36%.
Watson Chapel Junior High School operates within the Watson Chapel School District.

Overview

The student population of 794 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-9
Total Students 794 students
Watson Chapel Junior High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Watson Chapel Junior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Watson Chapel Junior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 13:1
Watson Chapel Junior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Watson Chapel Junior High School Asian (1995-2012)
Hispanic
n/a
10%
Watson Chapel Junior High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
72%
22%
Watson Chapel Junior High School Black (1988-2012)
White
26%
64%
Watson Chapel Junior High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Watson Chapel Junior High School Sch Ethnicity Watson Chapel Junior High 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.
0.42 0.53
Watson Chapel Junior High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
63%
52%
Watson Chapel Junior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
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.
8%
10%
Watson Chapel Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,047 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Watson Chapel School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 3,047 923
Watson Chapel   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $27 MM $9 MM
Watson Chapel   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $27 MM $10 MM
Watson Chapel   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,593 $9,870
Watson Chapel   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,765 $10,243
Watson Chapel   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Watson Chapel High School (0 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Coleman Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Edgewood Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Pine Bluff Watson Chapel High School
    4000 Camden Rd
    Pine Bluff , AR , 71603
    (870)879-3230
    0  mi  |  720  students  |  Gr.  10-12
  • Pine Bluff Edgewood Elementary School
    4100 West 32nd St
    Pine Bluff , AR , 71603
    (870)879-1252
    0.5  mi  |  441  students  |  Gr.  KG-1
  • Pine Bluff L. L. Owen Elementary School
    3605 Oakwood Rd
    Pine Bluff , AR , 71603
    (870)879-3741
    0.6  mi  |  389  students  |  Gr.  2-3
  • Pine Bluff Coleman Elementary School
    4600 West 13th St
    Pine Bluff , AR , 71603
    (870)879-3630
    1.3  mi  |  703  students  |  Gr.  4-6
  • Pine Bluff Oak Park Elementary School
    2900 Orange St
    Pine Bluff , AR , 71603
    (870)543-4384
    1.4  mi  |  413  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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