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 13:1.
  • 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 65% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 40% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 508 students
Watford City High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Watford City High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Watford City High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Watford City High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.24 is more than the state average of 0.21. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (ND) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 13:1
Watford City High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
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)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Watford City High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Watford City High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Watford City High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown ND 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.
0.24 0.21
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 (1994-2015)
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 (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Mckenzie County 1 School District's student population of 1,327 students has grown by 87% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 80% has decreased from 99% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $20,029 is higher than the state average of $16,553. The district revenue/student has grown by 64% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,678 is less than the state average of $16,523. The district spending/student has grown by 28% over four years.
School District Name Mckenzie County 1 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
2
Number of Students Managed 1,327 199
Mckenzie County 1 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 80% 91%
Mckenzie County 1 School District Graduation Rate (1993-2010)
District Total Revenue $21 MM $3 MM
Mckenzie County 1 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $16 MM $3 MM
Mckenzie County 1 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $20,029 $16,553
Mckenzie County 1 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $15,678 $16,523
Mckenzie County 1 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, ND Dept. of Education

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