Watson Technology Center

  • Watson Technology Center serves 583 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 71% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Watson Technology Center's student population of 583 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students583 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Watson Technology Center is ranked within the top 20% 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 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Watson Technology Center is 0.72, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank#831 out of 7999 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
3%
n/a
Asian
12%
4%
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Hispanic
42%
52%
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Black
16%
13%
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White
24%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.720.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Watson Technology Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGarland Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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