PROFICIENCY 11% 62% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
13%Pine Bluff

Watson Chapel Jr. High School is a school servicing grades 7 to 9 and is located in the district of "WATSON CHAPEL SCHOOL DISTRICT" in Pine Bluff, AR. There are a total of 714 students and 48 teachers at Watson Chapel Jr. High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 462 free lunch students and 40 reduced lunch students.

Watson Chapel Jr. High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 10.5%, which is 62% lower than the Arkansas average.


Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch462
Reduced lunch40


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment0
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses0
Passing no courses0

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 Jr. High School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

8<= 5%
High School6-9%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School15-19%

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 Jr. High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 24.6% 23.9% 64.2% 51.1%
African American 73.6% 74.0% 19.7% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.7% 1.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 1.8% 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 High School19%0.2Pine Bluff, AR
L. L. Owen Elementary School16%0.2Pine Bluff, AR
Coleman Elementary School10%1.9Pine Bluff, AR
Southwood Elementary School15%2.1Pine Bluff, AR
W. T. Cheney Elementary School25%2.8Pine Bluff, AR
Quest Middle School Of Pine Bluff10%2.9Pine Bluff, AR
Jack Robey Jr. High School14%3.4Pine Bluff, AR
Dollarway High School11%3.5Pine Bluff, AR
Pine Bluff High School19%3.7Pine Bluff, AR
Robert F Morehead Middle Schooloo7%4.0Pine Bluff, AR
Thirty-fourth Ave. Elementary. School.13%4.0Pine Bluff, AR
Townsend Park Elementary Schooloo6%4.0Pine 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%
Source: The Watson Chapel Jr. High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.