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James R Watson Elementary School (leave a review)
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+1 (260) 920-1014

901 Eckhart Ave

Auburn, Indiana


About James R Watson Elementary School
Kindergarten - 5th Grade

James R Watson Elementary School is located in the DeKalb Co Ctl United Sch Dist district of the state of Indiana. It is one of 6 schools in its district.

Classified as a regular school, it teaches pupils from Kindergarten to 5th Grade and has an enrolment of 621 students - compared to other schools in Indiana, this is a relatively average sized school.

In recent years, the number of teachers has remained static while the pupil population has remained static in a similar timeframe.

The average teacher's salary is $53,195, which is higher than the Indiana state average of $49,223.

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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

Targeted assistance program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
James R Watson Elementary School 621$6,36922$53,1950.18
McKenney-Harrison Elementary Sch (1.07 miles) 533$6,87221$52,9400.13
DeKalb High School (2.4 miles) 1146$8,19622$61,0740.14
DeKalb Middle School (2.59 miles) 857$7,30118$50,1750.14
Waterloo Elementary School (4.2 miles) 299$8,02418$47,9880.18
Garrett High School (4.67 miles) 577$3,46014$47,7000.13

James R Watson Elementary School

Number of pupils621
Funding per pupil$6,369
Pupils per teacher22
Average teacher salary$53,195
Diversity index0.18

McKenney-Harrison Elementary Sch (1.07 miles)

Number of pupils533
Funding per pupil$6,872
Pupils per teacher21
Average teacher salary$52,940
Diversity index0.13

DeKalb High School (2.4 miles)

Number of pupils1146
Funding per pupil$8,196
Pupils per teacher22
Average teacher salary$61,074
Diversity index0.14

DeKalb Middle School (2.59 miles)

Number of pupils857
Funding per pupil$7,301
Pupils per teacher18
Average teacher salary$50,175
Diversity index0.14

Waterloo Elementary School (4.2 miles)

Number of pupils299
Funding per pupil$8,024
Pupils per teacher18
Average teacher salary$47,988
Diversity index0.18

Garrett High School (4.67 miles)

Number of pupils577
Funding per pupil$3,460
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$47,700
Diversity index0.13
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Rankings within Indiana
There are 1,938 schools in Indiana. Rankings don't always go up to 1,938 because some schools have missing data.
511thlargest school
793rdhighest number of FTE teachers
1739thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
508thhighest average teaching salary
1275thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
194thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
1206thhighest diversity index
1139thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Minimum instructional hours unknown.

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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