Watertown Unified School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 6 public elementary schools serving 2,195 students in Watertown Unified School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in Wisconsin.
Public Elementary Schools in Watertown Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the Wisconsin public elementary school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 36% (versus the 41% statewide average).
The top ranked public elementary schools in Watertown Unified School District are Lebanon Elementary School, Webster Elementary School and Schurz Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. 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).

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
6 Schools
1,592 Schools
# Students
2,195 Students
568,729 Students
# Teachers
145 Teachers
39,203 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Watertown Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 425 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
0.42
0.52
# American Indian Students
5 Students
7,461 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
13 Students
23,130 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
422 Students
72,755 Students
% Hispanic Students
19%
13%
# Black Students
49 Students
56,084 Students
% Black Students
2%
10%
# White Students
1,615 Students
385,010 Students
% White Students
74%
68%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
465 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
90 Students
23,767 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
23
36,927
# Students in K Grade:
206
54,308
# 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
51,686
# Students in 8th Grade:
280
51,062
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
3,039
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
2,985
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
3,016
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
3,531
# 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 Elementary 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.
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: #44.
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: #55.
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: #66.
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

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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: 2,195 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 30% in WI)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.42

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