Watertown School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 2,609 students in Watertown School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
Public Schools in Watertown School District have an average math proficiency score of 50% (versus the Connecticut public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 63% (versus the 58% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Watertown School District are Polk School, Fletcher W. Judson School and Swift Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Watertown School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Connecticut.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Connecticut public school average of 50% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District Name
Watertown School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CT)
# Schools
5 Schools
996 Schools
# Students
2,609 Students
496,319 Students
# Teachers
209 Teachers
40,293 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Watertown School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 196 school districts in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 87% has decreased from 92% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CT)
Overall District Rank
#112 out of 200 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Watertown   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Watertown   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
58%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Watertown   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
87%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Watertown   School District and public school graduation rate of CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.29
0.66
# American Indian Students
4 Students
1,250 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
41 Students
26,260 Students
% Asian Students
2%
5%
# Hispanic Students
220 Students
136,493 Students
% Hispanic Students
8%
28%
# Black Students
69 Students
62,063 Students
% Black Students
3%
13%
# White Students
2,182 Students
249,785 Students
% White Students
84%
50%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
484 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
90 Students
19,984 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
65
11,299
# Students in K Grade:
165
31,823
# Students in 1st Grade:
191
35,157
# Students in 2nd Grade:
190
34,865
# Students in 3rd Grade:
195
35,362
# Students in 4th Grade:
195
36,015
# Students in 5th Grade:
187
36,487
# Students in 6th Grade:
214
37,748
# Students in 7th Grade:
200
38,608
# Students in 8th Grade:
234
39,891
# Students in 9th Grade:
183
41,778
# Students in 10th Grade:
198
40,053
# Students in 11th Grade:
206
38,676
# Students in 12th Grade:
186
38,557
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $22,404 in this school district is less than the state median of $26,215. The school district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $21,137 is less than the state median of $25,113. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CT)
Total Revenue
$59 MM
$35 MM
This chart display total revenue of Watertown   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$55 MM
$34 MM
This chart display total spending of Watertown   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$22,404
$26,215
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Watertown   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$21,137
$25,113
This chart display average spending per public school student in Watertown   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Watertown School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Polk School
Math: 65% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
435 Buckingham St.
Oakville, CT 06779
(860) 945-4840
Grades: 3-5
| 317 students
Rank: #22.
Fletcher W. Judson School
Math: 63% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
124 Hamilton Lane
Watertown, CT 06795
(860) 945-4850
Grades: 3-5
| 260 students
Rank: #33.
Swift Middle School
Math: 42% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
250 Colonial St.
Oakville, CT 06779
(860) 945-4830
Grades: 6-8
| 648 students
Rank: #44.
Watertown High School
Math: 33% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
324 French St.
Watertown, CT 06795
(860) 945-4810
Grades: 9-12
| 773 students
Rank: n/an/a
779 Buckingham St.
Oakville, CT 06779
(860) 945-2776
Grades: PK-2
| 611 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Watertown School District
  • 10 DEFOREST STREET, WATERTOWN, CT, 06795-2190
  • (860) 945-4801
  • watertownctschools.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 2,609 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 87% (Btm 50% in CT)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 49% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.29

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