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 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Watertown School District Details

Watertown School District
30 Common Street
Watertown, MA 02472

2,608 Students enrolled in District

5 Schools in District

10 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)

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
51%
51%
52%
53%
51%
50%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

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) 68.8% 61.3%
Black 4.0% 9.5%
Hispanic 18.2% 21.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 8.3% 7.4%
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 $13,529 $35,067,168 53.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,590 $4,121,280 6.3%
Staff $2,074 $5,375,808 8.2%
General Administration $300 $777,600 1.2%
School Administration $715 $1,853,280 2.8%
Operation $1,511 $3,916,512 6.0%
Transportation $602 $1,560,384 2.4%
Other $534 $1,384,128 2.1%
Total Support $7,327 $18,991,584 29.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,345 $11,262,240 17.2%
Total Expenditures $25,201 $65,320,992 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,120 $9,630,960,585 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,250 $1,189,576,244 6.4%
Staff $963 $916,282,080 4.9%
General Administration $192 $182,442,258 1.0%
School Administration $711 $676,656,822 3.7%
Operation $1,383 $1,315,824,526 7.1%
Transportation $810 $770,571,220 4.2%
Other $422 $401,747,463 2.2%
Total Support $5,730 $5,453,029,477 29.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,609 $3,434,418,106 18.5%
Total Expenditures $19,460 $18,518,282,808 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%