Raymond A Watson Elementary School

  • Raymond A Watson Elementary School serves 424 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 85-89% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • Raymond A Watson Elementary School's student population of 424 students has grown by 96% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 123% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students424 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Raymond A Watson Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Raymond A Watson Elementary School is 0.37, 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 (NE)
Overall School Rank#470 out of 918 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
69%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
17%
19%
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Black
2%
7%
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White
78%
66%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.370.29
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHastings Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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