Ron Watson Middle School

  • Ron Watson Middle School serves 412 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the AZ average of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 60%.
  • Ron Watson Middle School operates within the Yuma Elementary School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 412 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 412 students
Ron Watson Middle School Total Students (2005-2015)
Gender % Ron Watson Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Ron Watson Middle School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by Grade Ron Watson Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AZ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1 20:1
Ron Watson Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2005-2015)
American Indian
n/a
5%
Ron Watson Middle School American Indian Students (2005-2013)
Asian
3%
3%
Ron Watson Middle School Asian Students (2005-2015)
Hispanic
50%
45%
Ron Watson Middle School Black Students (2005-2015)
Black
1%
5%
Ron Watson Middle School Black Students (2005-2015)
White
46%
40%
Ron Watson Middle School White Students (2005-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Ron Watson Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Ron Watson Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AZ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.54 0.42
Ron Watson Middle School Diversity Score (2005-2015)
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.
34%
34%
Ron Watson Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2005-2015)
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.
6%
5%
Ron Watson Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2015)

District Comparison

  • Yuma Elementary School District's student population of 8,902 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,405 is higher than the state average of $8,166. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $7,078 is less than the state average of $8,440. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four years.
School District Name Yuma Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
1
Number of Students Managed 8,902 325
Yuma Elementary School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $75 MM $3 MM
Yuma Elementary School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $63 MM $3 MM
Yuma Elementary School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,405 $8,166
Yuma Elementary School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $7,078 $8,440
Yuma Elementary School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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