Howell L. Watkins Middle School

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9480 Macarthur Blvd

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33403

(561) 776-3600

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 782

Students Per Teacher: 17

Parent Reviews

26 Parent Reviews for Howell L. Watkins Middle School

I'm A Student at H.l Watkins!!! my school is one of the best school's in this universe, the teachers are the best teachers in the world they would do anything to help any student if needed my principal DR. Hoffman is the best principal any school could ever have..... the band program, medical and robotics ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 07/13/14

This is the worse injustice to a generation I've even seen in my career life. Teachers are unhappy , burnt out and some just don't care ,others are just counting the days to retirement. I feel sorry for the children, some teachers and most of all the country. The level of disrespect is unbelievable. ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 06/20/14

I'm proud of my school it has really grown over the has a nice medical academy and a pre engineering academy . i think this school is good it has nice enviorment and its preety good rated for a school 3 out of 10:(. this will be a really good school especially if your students want build amazing ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 06/01/14

I am a student that went to Howell L. Watkins it is a very great school there is a music program that I was in and I had the chance to win medals for the school and sing in front of 2000 people just by going into the class also I was there 6 grade year my grades was good and they're still good in 7th ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 06/29/13

It is very fun at Hl Watkins mr David is the best math teacher but he is only for 5th grade but you get fun Friday and parties but he is also strict. The 7th grade math is mrs rudich and or mr Williams. The pre med program is fun to and these mentors come in and talk about there different fields of work. ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 09/18/12

If you really love your kids then you should take them out of that school. My daughter was there for sixth grade the first semester she did great, then she started acting up. Her math teacher Mr.Davis hits children and everyone in the entire school knows about this yet they do nothing to stop it. There's ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/12/12

My kids both attended HL Watkins in the Robotics program. They had wonderful teachers and Dr. Sheffield was an amazing principal. She has gone on to high school but hopefully the school will stay on the path she has set. Mr. Perry is an amazing teacher and mentor for the kids as well.

Posted by a parent on 07/02/12

Our school has an outstanding staff and administration. We have two wonderful choice academies. These academies are both honors programs and are taught from 6th to 8th grade. We have small class sizes and offer advanced classes. Our Math Department offers high school Algebra and Geometry. Our extra curricular ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 10/15/10

Most Teachers are concerned for students wellbeing.

Posted by a parent on 10/10/10

I just graduated from this school. After going here for three years I'm really going to miss it. I've dealt with having to let go of one principal and having another. It turns out that the principal we had before was ten times better than the one I had this year. Now they have a new principal, and hopefully ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 07/29/10

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Test scores for Howell L. Watkins Middle School

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Test Year: 2012
Howell L. Watkins Middle School
Palm Beach County School District
* In 2011-2012 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) to test students in grades 4, 8 and 10 in writing. The Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills needed to progress through school. The FCAT writing exam is scored on a scale of 1 to 6. The state considers a score of 3 or above as meeting state standards.

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Palm Beach Gardens schools — Howell L. Watkins Middle School is located at 9480 Macarthur Blvd, Palm Beach Gardens FL 33403. 9480 Macarthur Blvd is in the 33403 ZIP code in Palm Beach Gardens, FL The school district for Howell L. Watkins Middle School is the Palm Beach County School District. Howell L. Watkins Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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