Watertown High School

  • Watertown High School serves 1,237 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 33% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Watertown High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Watertown High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin for:

School Overview

  • Watertown High School's student population of 1,237 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 75 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,237 students
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Total Classroom Teachers75 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Watertown High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,029 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Watertown High School is 0.31, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall Testing Rank#1497 out of 2029 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
13%
12%
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Black
2%
9%
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White
82%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.310.49
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Graduation Rate≥95%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWatertown Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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