Watertown Middle School

  • Watertown Middle School serves 309 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 36%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 30% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Watertown Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

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School Overview

  • Watertown Middle School's student population of 309 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students309 students
Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Watertown Middle School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Watertown Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,636 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Watertown Middle School is 0.11, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rank#890 out of 1636 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
36%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
35%
Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
Black
6%
22%
White
94%
63%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Watertown Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.110.54
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWilson County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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