North Elementary School

171 East Hoard St

Watertown, NY 13601-1500

Tel: (315)785-3750
Grades: KG-4

501 students

North Elementary School serves 501 students in grades KG-4.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 52%.
North Elementary School operates within the Watertown City School District.

Overview

The student population of 501 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-4
Total Students 501 students
North Elementary School Total Students (1988-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
North Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1988-2012)
Students by Grade North Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is more than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 13:1
North Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1988-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
8%
North Elementary School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
10%
23%
North Elementary School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
10%
19%
North Elementary School Black (1989-2012)
White
69%
48%
North Elementary School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups North Elementary School Sch Ethnicity North Elementary 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.
0.50 0.35
North Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
51%
42%
North Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2012)
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.
10%
7%
North Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,164 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Watertown City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
3
Number of Students Managed 4,164 1,324
Watertown City   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $64 MM $29 MM
Watertown City   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $60 MM $29 MM
Watertown City   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,098 $21,692
Watertown City   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,322 $21,514
Watertown City   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Watertown Senior High School (2.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Case Middle School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Starbuck Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Watertown Starbuck Elementary School
    430 East Hoard St
    Watertown , NY 13601
    (315)785-3765
    0.3  mi  |  164  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Watertown Ohio Street School
    1537 Ohio St
    Watertown , NY 13601
    (315)785-3755
    1.4  mi  |  344  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Watertown Sherman School
    832 Sherman St
    Watertown , NY 13601
    (315)785-3760
    1.6  mi  |  352  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Watertown Knickerbocker School
    739 Knickerbocker Dr
    Watertown , NY 13601
    (315)785-3740
    1.7  mi  |  414  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Watertown Case Middle School
    1237 Washington St
    Watertown , NY 13601
    (315)785-3870
    1.9  mi  |  570  students  |  Gr.  7-8

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Jefferson County, NY 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 0.00, which is lower than the New York average of 0.35. The most diverse school district in Jefferson County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New York or national school diversity statistics.