Watson Chapel High School

Watson Chapel High School serves 713 students in grades 10 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the AR average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 37%.
Watson Chapel High School operates within the Watson Chapel School District.
The school district's 74% graduation rate is lower than the AR state average of 78%.

School Overview

The student population of 713 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 10-12
Total Students 713 students
Watson Chapel High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Watson Chapel High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 49 teachers
Watson Chapel High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Watson Chapel High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.36 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 15:1 15:1
Watson Chapel High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
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.
0.36 0.31
Watson Chapel High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
53%
52%
Watson Chapel High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
9%
10%
Watson Chapel High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,892 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 74% has decreased from 94% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,552 is less than the state average of $10,220. The district revenue/student has grown by 27% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,552 is less than the state average of $10,673. The district spending/student has grown by 33% over four years.
School District Name Watson Chapel School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 2,892 953
Watson Chapel   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 74% 78%
Watson Chapel   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $30 MM $10 MM
Watson Chapel   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $30 MM $10 MM
Watson Chapel   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,552 $10,220
Watson Chapel   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,552 $10,673
Watson Chapel   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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
    Grades: 7-9 | 734 students3900 Camden Rd
    Pine BluffAR 71603
    (870)879-4420
    07-9734
  • Pine BluffEdgewood Elementary School
    0.5 miles | Grades: KG-1 | 456 students4100 West 32nd St
    Pine BluffAR 71603
    (870)879-1252
    0.5KG-1456
  • Pine BluffL. L. Owen Elementary School
    0.6 miles | Grades: 2-3 | 416 students3605 Oakwood Rd
    Pine BluffAR 71603
    (870)879-3741
    0.62-3416
  • Pine BluffColeman Elementary School
    1.3 miles | Grades: 4-6 | 573 students4600 West 13th St
    Pine BluffAR 71603
    (870)879-3630
    1.34-6573
  • Pine BluffOak Park Elementary School
    1.4 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 398 students2900 Orange St
    Pine BluffAR 71603
    (870)543-4384
    1.4KG-5398

School Reviews

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, 07/03/13

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