Watertown School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 5 public schools managed by Watertown School District serving 2,592 students in Watertown, Massachusetts.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is less than the state average of 13:1.

Watertown School District (2020)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Watertown Cunniff
    246 Warren Street
    Watertown, MA 02472
    (617)926-7726

    Grades: PK-5 | 296 students
  • Watertown Hosmer
    1 Concord Rd
    Watertown, MA 02472
    (617)926-7740

    Grades: PK-5 | 633 students
  • Watertown James Russell Lowell
    175 Orchard Street
    Watertown, MA 02472
    (617)926-7770

    Grades: PK-5 | 432 students
  • Watertown Watertown High School
    50 Columbia Street
    Watertown, MA 02472
    (617)926-7760

    Grades: 9-12 | 662 students
  • Watertown Watertown Middle School
    68 Waverley Avenue
    Watertown, MA 02472
    (617)926-7783

    Grades: 6-8 | 569 students

Overview

School District NameWatertown School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students2,592 students
# of Teachers233 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
# of Male Students1,252 students
% Male Students
48%
# of Female Students1,340 students
% Female Students
52%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.47
# of American Indian Students12 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students201 students
% Asian Students
8%
# of Hispanic Students335 students
% Hispanic Students
13%
# of Black Students90 students
% Black Students
3%
# of White Students1,830 students
% White Students
71%
# of Hawaiian Students2 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students122 students
% of Two or more races Students
5%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:100
# of Students in Kindergarten:260
# of Students in 1st Grade:203
# of Students in 2nd Grade:217
# of Students in 3rd Grade:195
# of Students in 4th Grade:197
# of Students in 5th Grade:189
# of Students in 6th Grade:194
# of Students in 7th Grade:163
# of Students in 8th Grade:212
# of Students in 9th Grade:154
# of Students in 10th Grade:172
# of Students in 11th Grade:164
# of Students in 12th Grade:168
# of Ungraded Students:4

District Comparison

  • Watertown School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 397 school districts in Massachusetts (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 90-94% has increased from 85-89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
53%
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 MA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
54%
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 MA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate90-94%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Watertown School District and public school graduation rate of MA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $18,370 in this school district is less than the state average of $20,877. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $18,176 is less than the state average of $19,785. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MA)
Total Revenue$49 MM$28 MM
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Spending$49 MM$26 MM
This chart display total spending of Watertown School District and average spending for each school distric in MA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$18,370$20,877
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Watertown School District and average revenue per public school student in MA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$18,176$19,785
This chart display average spending per public school student in Watertown School District and average spending per public school student in MA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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