Watson Primary School

317 N Gaskill St
Huntsville, AR 72740
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Watson Primary School serves 522 students in grades Prekindergarten-2. 
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 522 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

School Overview

Watson Primary School's student population of 522 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students
522 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Watson Primary School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (AR)
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
12%
14%
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Black
n/a
20%
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White
80%
59%
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Hawaiian
4%
1%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
0.35
This chart display the diversity score of Watson Primary School and the public school average diversity score of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Watson Primary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Watson Primary School often compared to?
Watson Primary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like St. Paul Elementary School, Kingston Elementary School by visitors of our site.
How many students attend Watson Primary School?
522 students attend Watson Primary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
80% of Watson Primary School students are White, 12% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Hawaiian, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Watson Primary School?
Watson Primary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Watson Primary School offer ?
Watson Primary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-2
What school district is Watson Primary School part of?
Watson Primary School is part of Huntsville School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 522 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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