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Watson Intermediate School

Public | 3-5 | 403 students

 

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Posted August 16, 2012

I live in Southeast Arkansas, McGehee and I want the best education for my granddaughters. We tried to put our girls in a charter school, but the waiting list is so long. If there is anyone with information on how to enroll my granddaughters ages 12 and 13 in a good educational school. I am open and thank you for the help. May God Bless You. Sharon


Posted August 15, 2012

My daughter attend this school last 2 semesters. She complained that the teachers cuss, the kids are loud and is hard to control, the teachers don't really care..etc I mean just tons of bad things. I I'm glad that she is set free this semester.
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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Literacy

The state average for Literacy was 79% in 2013.

141 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
44%

2010

 
 
38%
Math

The state average for Math was 86% in 2013.

141 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
60%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Arkansas used the Benchmark Exam to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in literacy and grades 3 through 8 in math. The Benchmark Exam is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Arkansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Arkansas Department of Education

Literacy

The state average for Literacy was 85% in 2013.

128 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
44%
Math

The state average for Math was 82% in 2013.

128 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
55%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Arkansas used the Benchmark Exam to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in literacy and grades 3 through 8 in math. The Benchmark Exam is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Arkansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Arkansas Department of Education

Literacy

The state average for Literacy was 84% in 2013.

134 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
36%
Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2013.

134 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
47%
Science

The state average for Science was 61% in 2013.

134 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
15%

2012

 
 
9%

2011

 
 
4%

2010

 
 
7%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Arkansas used the Benchmark Exam to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in literacy and grades 3 through 8 in math. The Benchmark Exam is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Arkansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Arkansas Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 69% 21%
Hispanic 27% 10%
White 4% 65%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 96%N/A60%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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7000 Valley Dr
Little Rock, AR 72209
Phone: (501) 447-6800

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