Watertown Middle School

Tel: (617)926-7783
  • Watertown Middle School serves 543 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the MA average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 37%.
  • Watertown Middle School operates within the Watertown School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 543 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students543 students
Watertown Middle School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Watertown Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
Watertown Middle School Total Teachers (2006-2016)
Students by GradeWatertown Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.50 is less than the state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio10:113:1
Watertown Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2016)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
9%
6%
Watertown Middle School Asian Students (1989-2016)
Hispanic
14%
19%
Watertown Middle School Black Students (1989-2016)
Black
3%
9%
Watertown Middle School Black Students (1989-2016)
White
69%
63%
Watertown Middle School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Watertown Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsWatertown Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.500.56
Watertown Middle School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
Watertown Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2015)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
Watertown Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Watertown School District's student population of 2,554 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $18,370 in this district is less than the state average of $20,551. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $18,176 is less than the state average of $19,475. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four years.
School District NameWatertown School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed2,5541,344
Watertown School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
District Total Revenue$49 MM$28 MM
Watertown School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$49 MM$26 MM
Watertown School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$18,370$20,551
Watertown School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$18,176$19,475
Watertown School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Watertown Cunniff Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 277 students
    0.5 miles
    246 Warren Street
    Watertown, MA 02472
    (617)926-7726
    0.5 PK-5 277
  • Watertown James Russell Lowell Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 407 students
    0.5 miles
    175 Orchard Street
    Watertown, MA 02472
    (617)926-7770
    0.5 PK-5 407
  • Watertown Watertown High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 700 students
    0.7 miles
    50 Columbia Street
    Watertown, MA 02472
    (617)926-7760
    0.7 9-12 700
  • Belmont Daniel Butler Elementary School
    Grades: K-4 | 362 students
    0.9 miles
    90 White Street
    Belmont, MA 02478
    (617)993-5550
    0.9 K-4 362
  • Newton Lincoln-eliot Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 340 students
    0.9 miles
    191 Pearl Street
    Newton, MA 02458
    (617)559-9540
    0.9 K-5 340

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Massachusetts public schools have a diversity score of 0.56, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse school district in Massachusetts is Malden School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Massachusetts or national school diversity statistics.