Watkins Elementary School

3915 Watkins Drive
Jackson, MS 39206
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Watkins Elementary School serves 324 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Watkins Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.

Top Placements

Watkins Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

Watkins Elementary School's student population of 324 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 26% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students324 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Watkins Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Watkins Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Watkins Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 825 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Watkins Elementary School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#795 out of 825 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Watkins Elementary School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Watkins Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Watkins Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio23:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Watkins Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
4%
Black
100%
48%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Watkins Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
n/a
44%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Watkins Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score
0.000.58
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Watkins Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
2%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Watkins Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJackson Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Watkins Elementary School is Callaway High School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Powell Middle School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jackson Morrison Academic Advancement Center Alternative School

    0.6 miles
    1224 Eminence Row
    Jackson, MS 39213
    (601) 987-3522
    0.6 n/a n/a
  • Jackson Powell Middle School Math: 8% | Reading: 11%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 409 students
    0.6 miles
    3655 Livingston Road
    Jackson, MS 39213
    (601) 987-3580
    0.6 6-8 409
  • Jackson Walton Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 400 students
    0.9 miles
    3200 Bailey Avenue Extension
    Jackson, MS 39213
    (601) 987-3591
    0.9 PK-5 400
  • Jackson Green Elementary School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 391 students
    1.0 miles
    610 Forest Avenue
    Jackson, MS 39206
    (601) 987-3519
    1 PK-5 391
  • Jackson Smith Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 356 students
    1.1 miles
    3900 Parkway Drive
    Jackson, MS 39213
    (601) 987-3525
    1.1 PK-5 356

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