Watson School

Serves grades KG - 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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
277 N Centre Ave
Rockville Centre, NY 11570
Phone
(516) 255-8904
District
ROCKVILLE CENTRE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
NASSAU COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
308
Classroom Teachers
22

* Watson School is one of the top 100 best public schools in America.

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to New York

10

(10 is best)

Better than 99.5% of NY schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Watson School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 94 46
Proficiency in Reading 100 43
Proficiency in Math 87 48

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 96 42
Proficiency in Reading 92 41
Proficiency in Math 100 43

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 91 40
Proficiency in Reading 93 36
Proficiency in Math 88 44

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 14.31
AVG FOR DISTRICT 10.90
AVG FOR STATE 18.01
AVG FOR NATION 16.54
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 0 0.0%
Kindergarten 64 20.8%
Grade 1 40 13.0%
Grade 2 62 20.1%
Grade 3 39 12.7%
Grade 4 53 17.2%
Grade 5 50 16.2%
Grade 6 0 0.0%
Grade 7 0 0.0%
Grade 8 0 0.0%
Grade 9 0 0.0%
Grade 10 0 0.0%
Grade 11 0 0.0%
Grade 12 0 0.0%
Total 308 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 72.6% 78.9% 45.6%
Black 10.0% 6.5% 18.0%
Hispanic 16.1% 12.2% 26.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.3% 2.4% 9.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.0% 0.7%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 19.2% 12.5% 35.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 18.2% 10.9% 31.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.0% 1.6% 3.5%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 22,409 19,745,289
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 7,939.9 417
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.6% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 22.4% 18.3%
20-44 YEARS OLD 25.6% 34.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 29.4% 26.8%
65 OR OLDER 18.0% 14.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number of households 8,368 7,266,187
Single parent households with children 9.6% 11.1%
Adults with at least a high school diploma 96.3% 85.9%
Adults with at least a bachelor's degree 59.7% 34.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 34.8% 14.8%
$100,000 - $149,999 16.8% 14.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.9% 11.9%
$50,000 - $74,999 9.8% 16.2%
$30,000 - $49,999 9.0% 15.8%
$15,000 - $29,999 11.0% 13.8%
$15,000 or less 5.8% 12.8%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $19,184 $68,218,304 64.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,545 $5,494,020 5.2%
Staff $1,110 $3,947,160 3.7%
General Administration $529 $1,881,124 1.8%
School Administration $1,136 $4,039,616 3.8%
Operation $1,619 $5,757,164 5.4%
Transportation $1,064 $3,783,584 3.6%
Other $715 $2,542,540 2.4%
Total Support $7,720 $27,452,320 25.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,990 $10,632,440 10.0%
Total Expenditures $29,894 $106,303,064 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,104 $37,469,118,820 59.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $452 $1,677,384,223 2.7%
Staff $360 $1,335,155,589 2.1%
General Administration $243 $899,832,255 1.4%
School Administration $543 $2,014,071,833 3.2%
Operation $1,273 $4,720,010,218 7.5%
Transportation $873 $3,238,888,222 5.2%
Other $412 $1,527,682,030 2.4%
Total Support $4,156 $15,412,058,642 24.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,632 $9,758,952,811 15.6%
Total Expenditures $16,892 $62,639,015,315 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%