Watkins Elementary School

3520 Sw 52nd Ave, Pembroke Park, FL 33023 | (754) 323-7800
  • Grades: KG-5
  • Student Enrollment: 754
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5 out of 5 | 3 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
  • Magnet School
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 754
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 55.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 365 (48.4%)
  • Females: 375 (49.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 70 (9.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 622 (82.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 692 (91.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Watkins Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.1%
Black57976.8%
Asian60.8%
Hispanic14018.6%
White141.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Watkins Elementary School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten10814.3%
1st Grade13217.5%
2nd Grade13618.0%
3rd Grade13618.0%
4th Grade11315.0%
5th Grade12917.1%
Teacher Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree
School:
55.6%
District:
59.6%
State:
65.3%
Percent of Classes Taught by Non-Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
3.3%
State:
4.8%
Source: FL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 5

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3 reviews for Watkins Elementary School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on June 28, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Watkins has some of the most dedicated teachers and administration. The office staff is incredible and always on task. I have 1 child that has graduated from Watkins and I have 2 kids that are still attending Watkins and they all are doing well. The teachers and principal are very involved in with the students. The principal has a very no nonsense attitude. My kids are very safe at this school. The only thing I would improve on would be the cafeteria. Watkins is also a magnet school for language they teach French, Japanese and Spanish :)
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on November 17, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • My son has been a student there since kindergarten (he's now in 3rd grade) and I couldn't be happier! The teachers are very caring and supportive of the students' needs! My son has always done well and whenever there has been a weakness in any area of academics they have always been good about nipping it in the bud so that he can improve. I would certainly recommend this school to any parent for their child. Security is also great there. To get in the school there are glass doors blocking access so you MUST check in first at the office. That's certainly a relief for me.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on August 11, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I like the school because my son is doing well in all his class and Teachers kept me update with how he is specially with his improvement and yes I will recommend the school

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