500 Paul Ave
Watertown, MN 55388
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Watertown-mayer Elementary School serves 509 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Watertown-mayer Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 73% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 37% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Students: 509 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in MN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 73% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Watertown-mayer Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

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School Overview

Watertown-mayer Elementary School's student population of 509 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
Total Students
509 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Watertown-mayer Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,789 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Watertown-mayer Elementary School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#483 out of 1789 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
56%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
59%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
2%
10%
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Black
1%
12%
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White
93%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.13
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
26%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Students: 509 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 73% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

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