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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (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
290
Classroom Teachers
23

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to New York

10

(10 is best)

Better than 98.8% 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 100 54
Proficiency in Reading 100 52
Proficiency in Math 100 55

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 92 49
Proficiency in Reading 94 48
Proficiency in Math 90 51

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 82 42
Proficiency in Reading 92 38
Proficiency in Math 72 47

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 12.89
AVG FOR DISTRICT 10.61
AVG FOR STATE 12.73
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 0 0.0%
Kindergarten 39 13.4%
Grade 1 41 14.1%
Grade 2 37 12.8%
Grade 3 66 22.8%
Grade 4 48 16.6%
Grade 5 59 20.3%
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 290 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 68.4% 76.4% 44.0%
Black 12.1% 6.8% 17.3%
Hispanic 16.7% 14.3% 27.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.8% 2.4% 9.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.0% 1.0%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 18.3% 12.7% 53.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 16.6% 11.4% 49.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.7% 1.3% 3.6%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 22,283 19,453,561
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 7,895.3 410
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.8% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 22.0% 17.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 25.5% 34.0%
45-64 YEARS OLD 29.4% 26.7%
65 OR OLDER 18.1% 15.6%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 8,672 7,283,347
Single Parent Households With Children 8.8% 10.6%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 96.1% 86.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 60.5% 35.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 37.5% 17.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 16.3% 15.4%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.3% 11.9%
$50,000 - $74,999 9.0% 15.6%
$30,000 - $49,999 9.6% 15.0%
$15,000 - $29,999 10.6% 12.9%
$15,000 or less 5.7% 11.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $20,592 $72,772,128 61.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,602 $5,661,468 4.8%
Staff $1,265 $4,470,510 3.8%
General Administration $548 $1,936,632 1.6%
School Administration $1,144 $4,042,896 3.4%
Operation $1,897 $6,703,998 5.6%
Transportation $1,121 $3,961,614 3.3%
Other $799 $2,823,666 2.4%
Total Support $8,377 $29,604,318 24.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,718 $16,673,412 14.0%
Total Expenditures $33,686 $119,046,324 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,565 $23,130,768,419 57.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $617 $1,667,305,640 4.2%
Staff $511 $1,380,892,424 3.4%
General Administration $315 $849,713,552 2.1%
School Administration $593 $1,601,010,298 4.0%
Operation $1,022 $2,759,510,008 6.9%
Transportation $819 $2,212,954,110 5.5%
Other $371 $1,001,621,336 2.5%
Total Support $4,248 $11,473,049,755 28.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,038 $5,503,281,991 13.7%
Total Expenditures $14,851 $40,107,079,029 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%