Watford City Public Schools

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There are 2 public schools in Watford City, ND, serving 707 students.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the North Dakota state average of 16%.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is more than the state average of 10:1.

Watford City, North Dakota Public Schools

  • School Location Students Grades
  • Watford CityHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Watford City Elementary School
    300 3rd St Se
    Watford CityND58854
    (701)444-2985
    400 students | Gr. PK-6
  • Watford City
    Watford City High School
    100 3rd St Ne
    Watford CityND58854
    (701)444-3624
    307 students | Gr. 7-12

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Did You Know?
Watford City, ND 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 0.12, which is lower than the North Dakota average of 0.15. The most diverse school in Watford City is Watford City Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Dakota or in the USA.