Watson Chapel Junior High School

Watson Chapel Junior High School serves 734 students in grades 7 - 9.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the AR average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 37%.
Watson Chapel Junior High School operates within the Watson Chapel School District.

School Overview

The student population of 734 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-9
Total Students 734 students
Watson Chapel Junior High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Watson Chapel Junior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 49 teachers
Watson Chapel Junior High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Watson Chapel Junior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 is less than the state average of 0.55. 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 Junior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
2%
11%
Watson Chapel Junior High School Black Students (2008-2014)
Black
72%
21%
Watson Chapel Junior High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
26%
63%
Watson Chapel Junior High School White Students (1990-2014)
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.
0.42 0.55
Watson Chapel Junior High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
61%
52%
Watson Chapel Junior 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 Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Watson Chapel School District's student population of 2,892 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,552 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four years.
School District Name Watson Chapel School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 2,892 816
Watson Chapel   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $30 MM n/a
Watson Chapel   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $30 MM n/a
Watson Chapel   School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,552 n/a
Watson Chapel   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,552 n/a
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 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 Grades Students
  • Pine BluffWatson Chapel High School
    Grades: 10-12 | 713 students
    0 miles
    4000 Camden Rd
    Pine BluffAR 71603
    (870)879-3230
    010-12713
  • Pine BluffEdgewood Elementary School
    Grades: KG-1 | 456 students
    0.5 miles
    4100 West 32nd St
    Pine BluffAR 71603
    (870)879-1252
    0.5KG-1456
  • Pine BluffL. L. Owen Elementary School
    Grades: 2-3 | 416 students
    0.6 miles
    3605 Oakwood Rd
    Pine BluffAR 71603
    (870)879-3741
    0.62-3416
  • Pine BluffColeman Elementary School
    Grades: 4-6 | 573 students
    1.3 miles
    4600 West 13th St
    Pine BluffAR 71603
    (870)879-3630
    1.34-6573
  • Pine BluffOak Park Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 398 students
    1.4 miles
    2900 Orange St
    Pine BluffAR 71603
    (870)543-4384
    1.4KG-5398

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