Watkins Elementary School

Pre-Kindergarten - 5th Grade

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National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Common Core Data 2008-2009.
Data contained on this page is derived from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), an agency within the U.S. Department of Education. Information is believed to be reliable, but is not guaranteed and is subject to change. At this time, MuniNetGuide is not able to update specific school data. If you have any questions or concerns about the data listed for this school – including address and phone number – please contact the NCES.
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Springfield R-Xii

732 West Talmage
Springfield, MO 65803

(417) 523-5000

Grade Sizes & Demographics

288 students attended Watkins Elementary School in the 2008-2009 school year.

There were 19 teachers on staff, giving Watkins Elementary School a student-teacher ratio of 15.9.

5th Grade - 42 Students

Watkins Elementary School 5th Grade had 42 students

4th Grade - 37 Students

Watkins Elementary School 4th Grade had 37 students

3rd Grade - 55 Students

Watkins Elementary School 3rd Grade had 55 students

2nd Grade - 42 Students

Watkins Elementary School 2nd Grade had 42 students

Kindergarten - 63 Students

Watkins Elementary School Kindergarten had 63 students

Latino - 1.4%

1.4% of Watkins Elementary School's students are Latino

White - 89.6%

89.6% of Watkins Elementary School's students are Caucasian

Black - 9.0%

9.0% of Watkins Elementary School's students are of African descent

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