PROFICIENCY 19% 34% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
13%Pine Bluff

Watson Chapel High School is a school servicing grades 10 to 12 and is located in the district of "WATSON CHAPEL SCHOOL DISTRICT" in Pine Bluff, AR. There are a total of 660 students and 44 teachers at Watson Chapel High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 365 free lunch students and 64 reduced lunch students.

Watson Chapel High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 18.5%, which is 34% lower than the Arkansas average.


Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch365
Reduced lunch64


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment126
Taking some courses124
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses121
Passing no courses<=2

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Watson Chapel High School, there are a total of 126 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 124 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

All<= 5%
High School<= 5%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School30-34%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Watson Chapel High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 22.5% 23.9% 64.2% 51.1%
African American 76.4% 74.0% 19.7% 15.9%
Asian 0.6% 0.7% 1.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 0.6% 1.5% 11.3% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.0% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.6% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.0% 1.9% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Watson Chapel Jr. High School11%0.2Pine Bluff, AR
L. L. Owen Elementary School16%0.4Pine Bluff, AR
Coleman Elementary School10%2.1Pine Bluff, AR
Southwood Elementary School15%2.2Pine Bluff, AR
W. T. Cheney Elementary School25%2.8Pine Bluff, AR
Quest Middle School Of Pine Bluff10%3.0Pine Bluff, AR
Jack Robey Jr. High School14%3.6Pine Bluff, AR
Dollarway High School11%3.7Pine Bluff, AR
Pine Bluff High School19%3.9Pine Bluff, AR
Thirty-fourth Ave. Elementary. School.13%4.1Pine Bluff, AR
Robert F Morehead Middle Schooloo7%4.2Pine Bluff, AR
Townsend Park Elementary Schooloo6%4.2Pine Bluff, AR

Pine Bluff demographics profile

StatisticPine BluffArkansasNational
Population density (sq mi)1,0375591
Median age34.837.737.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)44%58%55%
Speak English97%93%79%
Speak Spanish2%5%13%

Education level achieved in Pine Bluff

IndexPine BluffArkansasNational
Completed 8th grade81.0%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school79.1%79.0%83.0%
Completed some college46.7%50.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree23.3%27.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.6%21.5%30.3%
Completed masters6.4%7.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.9%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%0.9%1.3%
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Source: The Watson Chapel High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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