School Details

A. W. Watson Elementary School

Traditional Public School

880 Anthony St.

Port Gibson, MS 39150

601-437-5070

Overview

A. W. Watson Elementary School serves 613 students in grades PreK-5. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was F. Per student spending for this school is $9,319.

Grades

PreK

K

1

2

3

4

5

Performance

F

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$9,319/Child

Demographics

A. W. Watson Elementary School serves 613 students. This high-poverty school body is <5% White and 98.69% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 34
Student-Teacher Ratio: 6:1
Experienced: 91%
In-Field: 95% 
Principals
Total: 3
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 613

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 40
  •       K: 85
  •       Special Elementary: 19
  •       1: 96
  •       2: 85
  •       3: 88
  •       4: 94
  •       5: 106
  •       6: 105
  •       Other: -105

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 99%
  •       Other: 1%

District

Teachers
Total: 84
Student-Teacher Ratio: 6:1
Experienced: 83%
In-Field: 95% 
Principals
Total: 6
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 1,326

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 40
  •       K: 85
  •       Special Elementary: 35
  •       1: 96
  •       2: 85
  •       3: 88
  •       4: 94
  •       5: 106
  •       6: 95
  •       7: 106
  •       8: 121
  •       9: 67
  •       10: 104
  •       11: 100
  •       12: 85
  •       Special Secondary: 19

Community

Claiborne County

Total Population: 8,988

  •       Males: 4,251
  •       Females: 4,737

Growth: -6.41%
Number of Households: 3,440
Median Income: $34,551

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 517 505 1,022 -26%
Black or African American 3,652 4,131 7,783 -4%
Asian-American 30 40 70 75%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 1 3 4 0%
Native American and Alaska Native 8 12 20 122%
Hispanic American 81 43 124 68%
Two or more races 43 46 89 75%


Performance

State Testing

Mathematics Proficiency: 2.5%
English Proficiency: 11.3%
Science Proficiency: 0%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: 0
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: 0
  • Expulsions: 0
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

A. W. Watson Elementary School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $9,319.

Total

Per-student Spending: $9,319

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $8,021

Federal

Per-student Spending: $718

Overall Rating

Based on reviews, A. W. Watson Elementary School receives an overall rating of 0 out of 5 stars from MS School Finder users.

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