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About This School

Raymond A Watson Elementary School is a public elementary school in Hastings. 222 children attend Raymond A Watson Elementary School and identify primarily as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 37% of the 222 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Raymond A Watson Elementary School is 15:1. Hawthorne Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Chorus
    • Orchestra
  • Sports

    • P.E. classes
    • Track

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 80% 77%
Black, non-Hispanic 2% 2%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 3%
Asian 2% %
Hispanic 14% 17%
Native American or Native Alaskan 1% 0.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.9% %
Multiracial 0.5% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 37% 50%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (8 years ago)

    Teachers are great at Watson school. Principal leadership need a little bit more focus. It is a safe and good environment.

  • (9 years ago)

    Two of my children have been attending Watson El.for two years now and their experience overall has been a good one. The teachers we've had at Watson genuinely care about the students. Also I've been very pleased with the professionalism and dedication of my children's teachers. I think my childen have learned while at Watson. They've not really been pushed but they've stayed busy learning new material. There is one area I'd like to see improved upon and that's the fun stuff the stuff that makes going to school exciting. I'd like more school wide units of study school wide assemblies more school wide student recognition... But that comes from the principal and ours isn't real enthusiatic! Overall it's a good school.

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