Raymond A Watson Elem School

Serves grades PK - 5

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1720 N Crane
Hastings, NE 68901
Phone
(402) 461-7593
District
HASTINGS PUBLIC SCHOOLS
County
ADAMS COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
424
Classroom Teachers
29

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Nebraska

5

(10 is best)

Better than 41.4% of NE schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

6

(10 is best)

Raymond A Watson Elem School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 48 51
Proficiency in Reading 61 53
Proficiency in Math 34 49

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 50 53
Proficiency in Reading 59 56
Proficiency in Math 41 49

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 44 50
Proficiency in Reading 40 50
Proficiency in Math 48 50

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 14.81
AVG FOR DISTRICT 14.42
AVG FOR STATE 13.53
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 51 12.0%
Kindergarten 70 16.5%
Grade 1 45 10.6%
Grade 2 61 14.4%
Grade 3 76 17.9%
Grade 4 48 11.3%
Grade 5 73 17.2%
Total 424 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 79.4% 73.6% 69.2%
Black 1.7% 2.0% 7.1%
Hispanic 16.7% 22.5% 19.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.0% 1.2% 2.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.2% 0.6% 1.6%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 55.9% 60.2% 43.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 46.0% 49.5% 35.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.9% 10.7% 8.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 23,387 1,929,268
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,147.9 25
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.6% 6.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.9% 20.7%
20-44 YEARS OLD 31.0% 32.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 24.4% 24.9%
65 OR OLDER 17.1% 14.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 9,611 751,987
Single Parent Households With Children 8.1% 9.6%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 87.7% 90.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 22.2% 30.6%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 4.7% 8.8%
$100,000 - $149,999 9.7% 14.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.9% 13.4%
$50,000 - $74,999 20.0% 19.8%
$30,000 - $49,999 20.6% 19.2%
$15,000 - $29,999 21.0% 14.5%
$15,000 or less 12.1% 10.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,415 $26,938,695 53.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $274 $995,442 2.0%
Staff $361 $1,311,513 2.6%
General Administration $361 $1,311,513 2.6%
School Administration $583 $2,118,039 4.2%
Operation $884 $3,211,572 6.4%
Transportation $206 $748,398 1.5%
Other $269 $977,277 1.9%
Total Support $2,938 $10,673,754 21.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,460 $12,570,180 25.0%
Total Expenditures $13,813 $50,182,629 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,701 $2,455,582,533 54.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $480 $152,936,813 3.4%
Staff $324 $103,451,323 2.3%
General Administration $326 $103,859,000 2.3%
School Administration $575 $183,463,020 4.1%
Operation $1,026 $327,199,974 7.3%
Transportation $362 $115,411,814 2.6%
Other $289 $92,252,003 2.1%
Total Support $3,383 $1,078,580,223 24.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,982 $950,761,532 21.2%
Total Expenditures $14,066 $4,485,003,925 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%