Watertown High School

Tel: (860)945-4810
Grades 9-12
882 students
Watertown High School serves 882 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the CT average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Watertown High School operates within the Watertown School District.

School Overview

The student population of 882 students has declined by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 68 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 882 students
Watertown High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Watertown High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 68 teachers
Watertown High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Watertown High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.26 is less than the state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 13:1
Watertown High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
2%
5%
Watertown High School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
6%
21%
Watertown High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
4%
13%
Watertown High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
86%
58%
Watertown High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Watertown High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.26 0.61
Watertown High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
16%
32%
Watertown High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
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%
5%
Watertown High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

Watertown School District's student population of 2,917 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
The revenue/student of $20,360 is higher than the state average of $17,550. The district revenue/student has grown by 27% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $19,355 is higher than the state average of $15,389. The district spending/student has grown by 30% over four years.
School District Name Watertown School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
4
Number of Students Managed 2,917 1,685
Watertown   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate n/a n/a
Watertown   School District Graduation Rate (1993-2009)
District Total Revenue $66 MM $31 MM
Watertown   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $63 MM $27 MM
Watertown   School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $20,360 $17,550
Watertown   School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $19,355 $15,389
Watertown   School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is W. F. Kaynor Technical High School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Swift Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Polk School (0.8 miles away)
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