Douglas Elementary School

1101 Prospect St
Watertown, WI 53098
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Douglas Elementary School serves 300 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Douglas Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 38%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 32% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 300 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in WI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Douglas Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin for:

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School Overview

Douglas Elementary School's student population of 300 students has declined by 26% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
300 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

Douglas Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,984 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Douglas Elementary School is 0.47, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WI)
Overall Testing Rank
#601 out of 1984 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
16%
13%
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Black
2%
9%
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White
71%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.47
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Douglas Elementary School's ranking?
Douglas Elementary School is ranked #601 out of 1,984 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Wisconsin.
What schools are Douglas Elementary School often compared to?
Douglas Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Lincoln Elementary School, Webster Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
45-49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% WI state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% WI state average).
How many students attend Douglas Elementary School?
300 students attend Douglas Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
71% of Douglas Elementary School students are White, 16% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Black, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Douglas Elementary School?
Douglas Elementary School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 13:1.
What grades does Douglas Elementary School offer ?
Douglas Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Douglas Elementary School part of?
Douglas Elementary School is part of Watertown Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 300 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

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