Watford City High School

Watford City High School serves 423 students in grades 7 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the ND average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 19%.
Watford City High School operates within the Mckenzie County 1 School District.
Mckenzie County 1 School District's 80% graduation rate is lower than the ND state average of 91%.

School Overview

The student population of 423 students has grown by 41% over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 44% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 423 students
Watford City High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Watford City High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Watford City High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Watford City High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.21 is more than the state average of 0.19. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (ND) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 12:1
Watford City High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
3%
9%
Watford City High School American Indian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
6%
4%
Watford City High School Black Students (2005-2013)
Black
1%
3%
Watford City High School Black Students (1996-2003)
White
89%
81%
Watford City High School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
1%
1%
Watford City High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.21 0.19
Watford City 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.
37%
24%
Watford City High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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.
4%
6%
Watford City High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Mckenzie County 1 School District's student population of 1,025 students has grown by 73% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 80% has decreased from 84% over five years.
The revenue/student of $12,329 in this district is less than the state average of $13,359. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $12,206 is less than the state average of $13,236. The district spending/student has declined by 13% over four years.
School District Name Mckenzie County 1 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
2
Number of Students Managed 1,025 222
Mckenzie County 1 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 80% 91%
Mckenzie County 1 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2014)
District Total Revenue $7 MM $3 MM
Mckenzie County 1 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $7 MM $3 MM
Mckenzie County 1 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,329 $13,359
Mckenzie County 1 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,206 $13,236
Mckenzie County 1 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, ND Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Alexander High School (16.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mandaree Day School (28.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Watford City Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Watford City Watford City Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 602 students
    0.2 miles
    300 3rd St Se
    Watford CityND 58854
    (701)444-2985
    0.2PK-6602
  • AlexanderAlexander Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 106 students
    16.9 miles
    601 Delaney St
    AlexanderND 58831
    (701)828-3334
    16.9PK-6106
  • AlexanderAlexander High School
    Grades: 7-12 | 55 students
    16.9 miles
    601 Delaney St
    AlexanderND 58831
    (701)828-3334
    16.97-1255
  • WillistonStony Creek Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 86 students
    27.3 miles
    5032 133rd Dr Nw
    WillistonND 58801
    (701)572-3579
    27.3KG-686
  • MandareeMandaree Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 134 students
    27.5 miles
    1 Warrior Circle
    MandareeND 58757
    (701)759-3311
    27.5KG-6134

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