Watson Chapel High School

  • Watson Chapel High School serves 660 students in grades 10-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the AR average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 39%.
  • Watson Chapel High School operates within the Watson Chapel School District.
  • Watson Chapel School District's 74% graduation rate is lower than the AR state average of 78%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 660 students has declined by 8% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 10-12
Total Students 660 students
Watson Chapel High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Watson Chapel High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Watson Chapel High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Watson Chapel High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.37 is more than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 14:1
Watson Chapel High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
2%
Watson Chapel High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
1%
12%
Watson Chapel High School Black Students (2010-2015)
Black
76%
21%
Watson Chapel High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
23%
61%
Watson Chapel High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Watson Chapel High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Watson Chapel High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AR 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.
0.37 0.32
Watson Chapel High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
55%
53%
Watson Chapel High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
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.
9%
9%
Watson Chapel High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Watson Chapel School District's student population of 2,779 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 74% has decreased from 94% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,137 in this district is less than the state average of $10,835. The district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,538 is higher than the state average of $10,302. The district spending/student has grown by 20% over four years.
School District Name Watson Chapel School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 2,779 913
Watson Chapel School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 74% 78%
Watson Chapel School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $29 MM $10 MM
Watson Chapel School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $31 MM $9 MM
Watson Chapel School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,137 $10,835
Watson Chapel School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,538 $10,302
Watson Chapel School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pine BluffWatson Chapel Junior High School
    Grades: 7-9 | 714 students
    0 miles
    3900 Camden Rd
    Pine BluffAR 71603
    (870)879-4420
    07-9714
  • Pine BluffEdgewood Elementary School
    Grades: KG-1 | 434 students
    0.5 miles
    4100 W 32nd St
    Pine BluffAR 71603
    (870)879-1252
    0.5KG-1434
  • Pine BluffL. L. Owen Elementary School
    Grades: 2-3 | 418 students
    0.6 miles
    3605 Oakwood Rd
    Pine BluffAR 71603
    (870)879-3741
    0.62-3418
  • Pine BluffColeman Elementary School
    Grades: 4-6 | 553 students
    1.3 miles
    4600 W 13th St
    Pine BluffAR 71603
    (870)879-3630
    1.34-6553
  • Pine BluffOak Park Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 338 students
    1.4 miles
    3010 S Orange St
    Pine BluffAR 71603
    (870)543-4384
    1.4KG-5338

School Reviews

5  7/3/2013
Watson Chapel is I really good school . The school just needs more classes / teachers that give everybody a chance to figure out what they want out of life . I'm a senior class of 14 and I wish my school had more events so I can enjoy my last year .
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