James H Watson Elementary School

  • James H Watson Elementary School serves 589 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 79% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 31%.

School Overview

  • James H Watson Elementary School's student population of 589 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students589 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • James H Watson Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of James H Watson Elementary School is 0.45, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank#46 out of 1,767 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
54%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:117:1
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
17%
12%
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Black
4%
12%
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White
72%
69%
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Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in James H Watson Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score0.450.29
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in James H Watson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLake Central Corporation School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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