Watertown, MA
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Watertown Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more


Watertown School District Details

Watertown School District
30 Common Street
Watertown, MA 02472

2,646 Students enrolled in District

5 Schools in District

11 Students Per Classroom (State average is 13)

Watertown School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Massachusetts

(10 is best)

Better than of MA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.



Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Cunniff School
246 Warren Street
Watertown, MA, 02472
PK-05
Hosmer School
1 Concord Rd
Watertown, MA, 02472
PK-05
James Russell Lowell School
175 Orchard Street
Watertown, MA, 02472
PK-05
Watertown High School
50 Columbia Street
Watertown, MA, 02472
09-12
Watertown Middle School
68 Waverley Avenue
Watertown, MA, 02472
06-08

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 74.3% 63.6%
Black 3.7% 9.2%
Hispanic 13.4% 19.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 8.1% 6.9%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.6% 0.3%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 0.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $13,548 $34,601,592 55.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,610 $4,111,940 6.6%
Staff $1,845 $4,712,130 7.5%
General Administration $197 $503,138 0.8%
School Administration $686 $1,752,044 2.8%
Operation $1,580 $4,035,320 6.5%
Transportation $602 $1,537,508 2.5%
Other $549 $1,402,146 2.2%
Total Support $7,069 $18,054,226 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,852 $9,838,008 15.7%
Total Expenditures $24,469 $62,493,826 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,603 $9,262,131,085 52.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,165 $1,123,883,704 6.4%
Staff $898 $866,051,010 4.9%
General Administration $180 $173,649,453 1.0%
School Administration $685 $660,644,618 3.7%
Operation $1,332 $1,284,503,680 7.3%
Transportation $752 $725,726,700 4.1%
Other $398 $383,422,541 2.2%
Total Support $5,410 $5,217,905,924 29.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,290 $3,172,830,083 18.0%
Total Expenditures $18,302 $17,652,805,525 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%