Watertown Intermediate School - 13

601 11th St Ne
Watertown, SD 57201
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Watertown Intermediate School - 13 serves 559 students in grades 5-6.
Watertown Intermediate School - 13 placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 43%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 52%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the South Dakota state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 31% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-6
  • Enrollment: 559 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in SD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

School Overview

Watertown Intermediate School - 13's student population of 559 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
559 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
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School Rankings

Watertown Intermediate School - 13 is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 616 schools in South Dakota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Watertown Intermediate School - 13 is 0.29, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (SD)
Overall Testing Rank
#409 out of 616 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
5%
14%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
7%
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
84%
69%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.29
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Watertown Intermediate School - 13's ranking?
Watertown Intermediate School - 13 is ranked #409 out of 616 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in South Dakota.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
36% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 43% SD state average), while 51% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% SD state average).
How many students attend Watertown Intermediate School - 13?
559 students attend Watertown Intermediate School - 13.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
84% of Watertown Intermediate School - 13 students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are American Indian, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Watertown Intermediate School - 13?
Watertown Intermediate School - 13 has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 12:1.
What grades does Watertown Intermediate School - 13 offer ?
Watertown Intermediate School - 13 offers enrollment in grades 5-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Watertown Intermediate School - 13 part of?
Watertown Intermediate School - 13 is part of Watertown School District 14-4.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-6
  • Enrollment: 559 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

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