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For the 2021 school year, there are 6 public elementary schools serving 2,195 students in Watertown Unified School District. The top ranked public elementary schools in Watertown Unified School District are Lebanon Elementary School, Webster Elementary School and Douglas Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public elementary schools in Watertown Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 42% (versus the Wisconsin public elementary school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 32% (versus the 43% statewide average). This district's average elementary testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in Wisconsin.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Wisconsin public elementary school average of 32% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Overview

School District NameWatertown Unified School District
School District Websitehttp://www.watertown.k12.wi.us
School District Phone Number(920) 262-1460
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (WI)
# of Schools6 Schools1,597 Schools
# of Students2,195 Students570,161 Students
# of Teachers145 Teachers39,277 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1

District Comparison

Watertown Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 426 school districts in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (WI)
Overall Testing Rank
#270 out of 440 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Watertown Unified   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
44%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
43%
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 2017-18 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 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.420.52
# of American Indian Students5 Students7,469 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students13 Students23,170 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# of Hispanic Students422 Students72,823 Students
% Hispanic Students
19%
13%
# of Black Students49 Students56,324 Students
% Black Students
2%
10%
# of White Students1,615 Students386,102 Students
% White Students
74%
68%
# of Hawaiian Students1 Student465 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students90 Students23,809 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:2337,127
# of Students in Kindergarten:20654,508
# of Students in 1st Grade:21857,565
# of Students in 2nd Grade:21258,395
# of Students in 3rd Grade:26560,849
# of Students in 4th Grade:23661,973
# of Students in 5th Grade:24062,798
# of Students in 6th Grade:27161,625
# of Students in 7th Grade:24451,728
# of Students in 8th Grade:28051,090
# of Students in 9th Grade: - 3,026
# of Students in 10th Grade: - 2,977
# of Students in 11th Grade: - 2,988
# of Students in 12th Grade: - 3,512
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $13,419 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,320. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,031 is less than the state median of $15,270. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (WI)
Total Revenue$49 MM$13 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 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$48 MM$13 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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$13,419$15,320
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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$13,031$15,270
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 2016-17 school year data.

Watertown Unified School District Public Elementary Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Lebanon Elementary School Math: 80-89% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    W4712 County Road O
    Watertown, WI 53098
    (920) 925-3712

    Grades: K-5 | 63 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Webster Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    634 S 12th St
    Watertown, WI 53094
    (920) 262-1490

    Grades: PK-5 | 439 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Douglas Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1101 Prospect St
    Watertown, WI 53098
    (920) 262-1495

    Grades: K-5 | 444 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Schurz Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1508 Neenah St
    Watertown, WI 53094
    (920) 262-1485

    Grades: PK-5 | 308 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Riverside Middle School Math: 36% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    131 Hall St
    Watertown, WI 53094
    (920) 262-1480

    Grades: 6-8 | 795 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Lincoln Elementary School Math: 30-39% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    210 N Montgomery St
    Watertown, WI 53094
    (920) 262-1465

    Grades: PK-5 | 146 students
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