Watertown Mayer High School

Watertown Mayer High School serves 465 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the MN average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 28%.
Watertown Mayer High School operates within the Watertown-mayer Public School District.
The school district's 99% graduation rate is higher than the MN state average of 89%.

Overview

The student population of 465 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 465 students
Watertown Mayer High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Watertown Mayer High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Watertown Mayer High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.84. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 14:1
Watertown Mayer High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
1%
6%
Watertown Mayer High School Asian (1991-2012)
Hispanic
3%
7%
Watertown Mayer High School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
n/a
10%
Watertown Mayer High School Black (1989-2012)
White
93%
72%
Watertown Mayer High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Watertown Mayer High School Sch Ethnicity Watertown Mayer High School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.13 0.84
Watertown Mayer High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
31%
Watertown Mayer High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
7%
Watertown Mayer High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,614 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 99% has decreased from 100% over five years.
School District Name Watertown-mayer Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
2
Number of Students Managed 1,614 519
Watertown-mayer Public   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 99% 89%
Watertown-mayer Public   School District Graduation Rate (1997-2009)
District Total Revenue $19 MM $6 MM
Watertown-mayer Public   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $23 MM $6 MM
Watertown-mayer Public   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,298 $11,416
Watertown-mayer Public   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,596 $11,593
Watertown-mayer Public   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Delano Senior High School (6.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Watertown-mayer Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Watertown-mayer Primary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Watertown Watertown-mayer Middle School
    1001 Hwy 25 Nw
    Watertown , MN , 55388
    (952)955-0400
    0  mi  |  353  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Watertown Watertown-mayer Primary School
    313 Angel Ave Nw
    Watertown , MN , 55388
    (952)955-0200
    0.6  mi  |  170  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG
  • Watertown Watertown-mayer Elementary School
    500 Paul Ave
    Watertown , MN , 55388
    (952)955-0200
    1.6  mi  |  626  students  |  Gr.  1-5
  • Delano Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Delano Middle School
    700 Elm Ave East
    Delano , MN , 55328
    (763)972-3365
    6.3  mi  |  705  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Delano Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Delano Senior High School
    700 Elm Ave East
    Delano , MN , 55328
    (763)972-3365
    6.3  mi  |  766  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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Carver County, MN public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.22, which is lower than the Minnesota average of 0.84. The most diverse school district in Carver County is Carver-scott Educational Coop. School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Minnesota or national school diversity statistics.