Howell L. Watkins Middle School

9480 Macarthur Blvd, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33403 | (561) 776-3600
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 689
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School Description

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School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
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Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 689
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 45.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 362 (52.5%)
  • Females: 303 (44.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 47 (6.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 462 (67.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 509 (73.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Howell L. Watkins Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.3%
Black45866.5%
Asian142.0%
Hispanic7911.5%
White11216.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Howell L. Watkins Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade22532.7%
7th Grade22732.9%
8th Grade23734.4%
Teacher Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree
School:
67.4%
District:
75.9%
State:
65.3%
Percent of Teachers with a Ph.D.
School:
7.0%
District:
0.6%
State:
1.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Non-Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
8.8%
State:
4.8%
Percent of Classes Taught By Teachers (Out-of-Field) of Their Background
School:
10.8%
State:
4.8%
Source: FL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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