Watford City High School

  • Watford City High School serves 508 students in grades 7-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the ND average of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is less than the state average of 20%.
  • Watford City High School operates within the Mckenzie County 1 School District.
  • Mckenzie County 1 School District's 80% graduation rate is lower than the ND state average of 91%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 508 students has grown by 37% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 29% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students508 students
Watford City High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Watford City High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
Watford City High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeWatford City High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(ND) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio16:112:1
Watford City High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
4%
9%
Watford City High School American Indian Students (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
1%
Watford City High School Asian Students (1989-2007)
Hispanic
6%
4%
Watford City High School Black Students (2005-2015)
Black
2%
4%
Watford City High School Black Students (1996-2015)
White
87%
80%
Watford City High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Watford City High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsWatford City High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownND All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.240.35
Watford City High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
28%
24%
Watford City High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
2%
6%
Watford City High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Mckenzie County 1 School District's student population of 1,327 students has grown by 53% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 80% has decreased from 84% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $7,781 in this district is less than the state average of $13,359. The district revenue/student has declined by 61% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $7,703 is less than the state average of $13,236. The district spending/student has declined by 50% over four years.
School District NameMckenzie County 1 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
2
Number of Students Managed1,327199
Mckenzie County 1 School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate80%91%
Mckenzie County 1 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2015)
District Total Revenue$7 MM$3 MM
Mckenzie County 1 School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$7 MM$3 MM
Mckenzie County 1 School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$7,781$13,359
Mckenzie County 1 School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$7,703$13,236
Mckenzie County 1 School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, ND Dept. of Education

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