Watertown Unified School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 2 public high schools serving 1,282 students in Watertown Unified School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public high schools in Wisconsin.
Public High Schools in Watertown Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 29% (versus the Wisconsin public high school average of 31%), and reading proficiency score of 33% (versus the 39% statewide average).
The top ranked public high schools in Watertown Unified School District are Endeavor Charter School and Watertown High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Public High School in Watertown Unified School District have a Graduation Rate of 94%, which is more than the Wisconsin average of 89%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Watertown High School, with 95% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Wisconsin or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Wisconsin public high school average of 28% (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
2 Schools
639 Schools
# Students
1,282 Students
281,117 Students
# Teachers
78 Teachers
18,510 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Watertown Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 383 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
0.31
0.47
# American Indian Students
1 Student
3,983 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
11 Students
11,322 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
163 Students
29,452 Students
% Hispanic Students
13%
10%
# Black Students
24 Students
26,747 Students
% Black Students
2%
10%
# White Students
1,056 Students
201,385 Students
% White Students
82%
72%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
206 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
26 Students
7,964 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
666
# Students in K Grade:
-
621
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
683
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
660
# Students in 3rd Grade:
-
767
# Students in 4th Grade:
-
757
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
797
# Students in 6th Grade:
-
2,668
# Students in 7th Grade:
-
5,062
# Students in 8th Grade:
-
6,440
# 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 High Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
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

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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: 1,282 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 30% in WI)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.31

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