Watson J High School

  • Watson J High School serves 322 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Watson J High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Watson J High School's student population of 322 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students322 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Watson J High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Watson J High School is 0.31, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank#4685 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
83%
52%
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Black
n/a
13%
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White
17%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Diversity Score0.310.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMuleshoe Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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    Grades: PK-2 | 408 students
    0.0 miles
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    Grades: 3-5 | 334 students
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    300 W 3rd
    Muleshoe, TX 79347
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    Grades: 9-12 | 362 students
    0.0 miles
    800 W 3rd
    Muleshoe, TX 79347
    (806) 272-7303
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  • Pep P E P Alternative School
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    0.1 miles
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    675 F M 1172
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