2601 Dairy Rd
Garland, TX 75041
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Watson Technology Center serves 559 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Watson Technology Center placed in the top 20% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 67% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Watson Technology Center ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Watson Technology Center's student population of 559 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
559 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Watson Technology Center is ranked within the top 20% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Watson Technology Center is 0.73, which is more 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#915 out of 8043 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
3%
n/a
Asian
10%
5%
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Hispanic
43%
53%
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Black
20%
13%
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White
21%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.73
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 559 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 67% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.73

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