Top 3 Best Watertown Public Elementary Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 4 public elementary schools serving 1,866 students in Watertown, MA.
The top ranked public elementary schools in Watertown, MA are James Russell Lowell, Watertown Middle School and Hosmer. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Watertown, MA public elementary schools have an average math proficiency score of 47% (versus the Massachusetts public elementary school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 46% (versus the 42% statewide average). Elementary schools in Watertown have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of Massachusetts public elementary schools.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Massachusetts public elementary school average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Elementary Schools in Watertown, MA (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
James Russell Lowell
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
175 Orchard Street
Watertown, MA 02472
(617) 926-7770
Grades: K-5
| 359 students
Rank: #22.
Watertown Middle School
(Math: 49% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
68 Waverley Avenue
Watertown, MA 02472
(617) 926-7783
Grades: 6-8
| 531 students
Rank: #33.
Hosmer
(Math: 40% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1 Concord Rd
Watertown, MA 02472
(617) 926-7740
Grades: PK-5
| 668 students
Rank: #44.
Cunniff
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
246 Warren Street
Watertown, MA 02472
(617) 926-7726
Grades: K-5
| 308 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public elementary schools in Watertown, MA?
The top ranked public elementary schools in Watertown, MA include James Russell Lowell, Watertown Middle School and Hosmer.
How many public elementary schools are located in Watertown, MA?
4 public elementary schools are located in Watertown, MA.
What is the racial composition of students in Watertown, MA?
Watertown, MA public elementary schools minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Massachusetts public elementary schools average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

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