Watertown High School

  • Watertown High School serves 836 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Watertown High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Watertown High School's student population of 836 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 70 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students836 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Watertown High School
Total Classroom Teachers70 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Watertown High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Watertown High School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank#559 out of 951 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
8%
25%
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Black
2%
13%
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White
85%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Watertown High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.270.64
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Graduation Rate
95%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWatertown School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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