Watertown Unified School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 3,670 students in Watertown Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Wisconsin.
Public Schools in Watertown Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the Wisconsin public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 35% (versus the 41% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Watertown Unified School District are Lebanon Elementary School, Webster Elementary School and Endeavor Charter School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Watertown Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Wisconsin.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Wisconsin public school average of 30% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Watertown Unified School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Wisconsin for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Watertown Unified School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (WI)
# Schools
9 Schools
2,286 Schools
# Students
3,670 Students
859,812 Students
# Teachers
228 Teachers
58,035 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Watertown Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 441 school districts in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 93% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (WI)
Overall District Rank
#305 out of 442 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Watertown Unified   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
43%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Watertown Unified   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of WI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
41%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Watertown Unified   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of WI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
95%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Watertown Unified   School District and public school graduation rate of WI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.39
0.49
# American Indian Students
6 Students
10,609 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
24 Students
34,135 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
623 Students
103,341 Students
% Hispanic Students
17%
12%
# Black Students
78 Students
78,666 Students
% Black Students
2%
9%
# White Students
2,809 Students
599,840 Students
% White Students
77%
70%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
666 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
128 Students
32,498 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
216
54,956
# Students in K Grade:
206
56,659
# Students in 1st Grade:
218
57,334
# Students in 2nd Grade:
212
58,204
# Students in 3rd Grade:
265
60,592
# Students in 4th Grade:
236
61,722
# Students in 5th Grade:
240
62,731
# Students in 6th Grade:
271
61,592
# Students in 7th Grade:
244
61,615
# Students in 8th Grade:
280
62,411
# Students in 9th Grade:
299
65,973
# Students in 10th Grade:
333
64,360
# Students in 11th Grade:
338
64,589
# Students in 12th Grade:
312
67,074
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,877 in this school district is less than the state median of $16,027. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,820 is less than the state median of $16,543. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (WI)
Total Revenue
$51 MM
$14 MM
This chart display total revenue of Watertown Unified   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in WI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$47 MM
$14 MM
This chart display total spending of Watertown Unified   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in WI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,877
$16,027
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Watertown Unified   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in WI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,820
$16,543
This chart display average spending per public school student in Watertown Unified   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in WI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Watertown Unified School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Lebanon Elementary School
Math: 60-79% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
W4712 County Road O
Watertown, WI 53098
(920) 925-3712
Grades: K-5
| 63 students
Rank: #22.
Webster Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
634 S 12th St
Watertown, WI 53094
(920) 262-1490
Grades: PK-5
| 439 students
Rank: #33.
Endeavor Charter School
Charter School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
825 Endeavour Dr
Watertown, WI 53094
(920) 262-7500
Grades: 9-12
| 45 students
Rank: #44.
Schurz Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1508 Neenah St
Watertown, WI 53094
(920) 262-1485
Grades: PK-5
| 308 students
Rank: #55.
Douglas Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1101 Prospect St
Watertown, WI 53098
(920) 262-1495
Grades: K-5
| 444 students
Rank: #66.
Lincoln Elementary School
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
210 N Montgomery St
Watertown, WI 53094
(920) 262-1465
Grades: PK-5
| 146 students
Rank: #77.
Riverside Middle School
Math: 36% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
131 Hall St
Watertown, WI 53094
(920) 262-1480
Grades: 6-8
| 795 students
Rank: #88.
Watertown High School
Math: 28% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
825 Endeavour Dr
Watertown, WI 53098
(920) 262-7500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,237 students
Watertown 4 Kids
111 Dodge St
Watertown, WI 53094
(920) 262-1460
Grades: PK
| 193 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Watertown Unified School District
  • 111 Dodge St, Watertown, WI, 53094-4434
  • (920) 262-1460
  • watertown.k12.wi.us
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 3,670 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 30% in WI)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.39

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