Watertown school information

IndexWatertownNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores36%48%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools114,06079,221
Total private schools51,09224,874
Total post-secondary schools24837,963
The Watertown, NY educational system consists of 11 public schools, 5 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Watertown public schools have average test scores of 36% which is 25% lower than than the New York average and 27% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Watertown public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in New York and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 81.8% have completed high school, 19.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Watertown are 27% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 11 public schools in Watertown.
  • 83.1% of people in Watertown have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.8% of people in Watertown have completed high school.
  • 19.3% of people in Watertown have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Watertown

IndexWatertownNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade83.1%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school81.8%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college55.9%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.3%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.3%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters8.7%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.0%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.5%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Watertown (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Adams, NY1,63465%32%
Philadelphia, NY1,06053%8%
Chaumont, NY88547%4%
Belleville, NY19646%7%
Sackets Harbor, NY1,50445%10%
Watertown, NY26,99736%27%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Eureka, CA27,00238%23%
Garden City, MI27,00930%38%
Easton, PA27,01456%14%
Tualatin, OR27,02464%29%
South Laurel, MD26,95221%57%
Watertown, NY26,99736%27%
Source: The Watertown, NY education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.