Watervliet School District

450 East Saint Joseph St
Watervliet, MI 49098-9350
(District boundaries shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 1,456 students in Watervliet School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Michigan.
Public Schools in Watervliet School District have an average math proficiency score of 32% (versus the Michigan public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (versus the 48% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Michigan public school average of 35% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MI)
# Schools
5 Schools
3,540 Schools
# Students
1,456 Students
1,394,596 Students
# Teachers
76 Teachers
82,754 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
19:1

District Rank

Watervliet School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 850 school districts in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 65-69% has decreased from 75-79% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MI)
#379 out of 855 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Watervliet   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
31%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Watervliet   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
43%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Watervliet   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
65-69%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Watervliet   School District and public school graduation rate of MI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.42
0.55
# American Indian Students
12 Students
8,802 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
3 Students
49,232 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
239 Students
120,541 Students
% Hispanic Students
16%
9%
# Black Students
42 Students
245,941 Students
% Black Students
3%
18%
# White Students
1,081 Students
900,679 Students
% White Students
74%
64%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
1,210 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
79 Students
68,190 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
139
114,598
# Students in 1st Grade:
110
98,757
# Students in 2nd Grade:
98
100,937
# Students in 3rd Grade:
108
100,648
# Students in 4th Grade:
107
100,558
# Students in 5th Grade:
93
102,085
# Students in 6th Grade:
97
101,953
# Students in 7th Grade:
97
104,180
# Students in 8th Grade:
119
107,358
# Students in 9th Grade:
125
121,519
# Students in 10th Grade:
129
114,888
# Students in 11th Grade:
107
109,042
# Students in 12th Grade:
127
114,025
# Ungraded Students:
-
4,048

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,348 in this school district is less than the state median of $18,267. The school district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,830 is less than the state median of $17,461. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (MI)
Total Revenue
$19 MM
$25,476 MM
This chart display total revenue of Watervliet   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$17 MM
$24,351 MM
This chart display total spending of Watervliet   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,348
$18,267
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Watervliet   School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$11,830
$17,461
This chart display average spending per public school student in Watervliet   School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Watervliet School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Way Watervliet High School
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
450 E Saint Joseph St
Watervliet, MI 49098
(269) 463-0897
Grades: 9-12
| 93 students
Rank: #22.
Watervliet Senior High School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
450 East Saint Joseph St
Watervliet, MI 49098
(269) 463-0734
Grades: 9-12
| 395 students
Rank: #33.
Watervliet Middle School
(Math: 31% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
450 East Saint Joseph St
Watervliet, MI 49098
(269) 463-0780
Grades: 6-8
| 313 students
Rank: #44.
North Elementary School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
287 West Baldwin Ave
Watervliet, MI 49098
(269) 463-0824
Grades: 3-5
| 308 students
Rank: n/an/a
433 Lucinda Ln
Watervliet, MI 49098
(269) 463-0820
Grades: PK-2
| 347 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Watervliet School District?
Watervliet School District manages 5 public schools serving 1,456 students.
What is the rank of Watervliet School District?
Watervliet School District is ranked #362 out of 850 school districts in Michigan (top 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year.
What is the racial composition of students in Watervliet School District?
74% of Watervliet School District students are White, 16% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Black, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Watervliet School District?
Watervliet School District has a student/teacher ratio of 19:1, which is higher than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What is Watervliet School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $11,830 is less than the state median of $17,461. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.

Recent Articles

How “Collaborative Reasoning” Could Be the Next Public School Trend
How “Collaborative Reasoning” Could Be the Next Public School Trend
Collaborative reasoning, which encourages independent critical thinking, is growing in popularity amongst public schools. Learn about collaborative reasoning and how it benefits public school classrooms.
Understanding ADHD in Children: Signs, Diagnosis, and Support Strategies
Understanding ADHD in Children: Signs, Diagnosis, and Support Strategies
This comprehensive article explores the complex nature of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, providing insights into its symptoms, diagnosis process, and effective support strategies. From recognizing early signs to navigating the diagnostic journey, parents will gain valuable knowledge to help their child thrive. Expert insights, real-life examples, and practical tips empower readers to create a supportive environment that meets the unique needs of children with ADHD.
Teaching in Contemporary Times
March 04, 2024
Teaching in Contemporary Times
We explore why individuals choose teaching, illuminating intrinsic motivations, the influence of role models, the pursuit of lifelong learning, and the aspiration to impact society.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 1,456 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • : 65-69% (Btm 50% in MI)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 31% (Top 50%)
  • : 43% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Quick Links