School Details

James R Watson Elementary School

901 Eckhart Avenue, Auburn, IN 46706
(260) 920-1014
6

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 594 students 21 students/teacher (IN avg is 17)

Test Scores by grade

94%
90%
85%
85%
81%
79%

Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+)

In 2011-2012 Indiana used the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+) assessment to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English/language arts and math, grades 4 and 6 in science, and in grades 5 and 7 in social studies. The ISTEP+ is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Indiana. The goal is for all students to score at the passing level on the test.
  • This school in 2014
  • Dekalb Co Ctl United School Dist average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

91%
91%
82%
83%
86%
79%
78%
79%
78%

Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+)

In 2011-2012 Indiana used the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+) assessment to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English/language arts and math, grades 4 and 6 in science, and in grades 5 and 7 in social studies. The ISTEP+ is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Indiana. The goal is for all students to score at the passing level on the test.
  • This school in 2014
  • Dekalb Co Ctl United School Dist average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

90%
87%
78%
93%
91%
86%
86%
77%
67%

Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+)

In 2011-2012 Indiana used the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+) assessment to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English/language arts and math, grades 4 and 6 in science, and in grades 5 and 7 in social studies. The ISTEP+ is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Indiana. The goal is for all students to score at the passing level on the test.
  • This school in 2014
  • Dekalb Co Ctl United School Dist average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

James R Watson Elementary School is a public elementary school in Auburn. The principal of James R Watson Elementary School is Mr Steve Teders. 594 students go to James R Watson Elementary School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and Hispanic. 2% of the James R Watson Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 42% of the 594 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at James R Watson Elementary School is 21:1. McKenney-Harrison Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Drawing painting
  • Theater drama

Sports

  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 92% 93%
Multiracial 4% 3%
Hispanic 2% 2%
Asian 2% 1%
Black, non-Hispanic 0.2% 0.2%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0% 0.08%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0.03%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 42% 40%
Limited English proficiency 2% 1%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (6 years ago)

    All of my children have attended this school. The staff did a great job meeting the different needs of my kids. I always felt welcome to help in the classroom. The winter and spring programs are excellent!

  • (6 years ago)

    I can't think of anything positive about this school. I think someone needs to hire a new principal and fix the issues at this school my child will not me returning to this school next year I think the teachers and staff need to be trained correctly their is just alot of work that needs to be done at this school.

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Overall score

(based on 4 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
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