Watertown school information

IndexWatertownSouth DakotaNational
Average Test Scores83%73%68%
Student/Teacher ratio16:114:116:1
Total public schools1034079,235
Total private schools67624,875
Total post-secondary schools1257,965

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  • The average school test scores in Watertown are 22% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in Watertown.
  • 90.0% of people in Watertown have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.9% of people in Watertown have completed high school.
  • 20.6% of people in Watertown have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Watertown

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  • Garfield Elementary - 03216 10Th St SeGrades: PK - KGStudents: 67 · Ratio: 9:1n/a
  • Jefferson Elementary - 091701 N MapleGrades: KG - 06Students: 517 · Ratio: 20:190
  • Lake Area Multi-District1311 3Rd Ave NeGrades: 09 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Lincoln Elementary - 051100 13Th St NeGrades: KG - 06Students: 494 · Ratio: 18:192
  • Mckinley Elementary - 065 12Th St SwGrades: PK - 06Students: 335 · Ratio: 16:181
  • Mellette Elementary - 07619 2Nd St NwGrades: KG - 06Students: 328 · Ratio: 16:183
  • Roosevelt Elementary - 08412 2Nd St SeGrades: KG - 06Students: 314 · Ratio: 15:177
  • Watertown High School - 01Po Box 730Grades: 09 - 12Students: 1,179 · Ratio: 17:177
  • Watertown Jr. High - 02Po Box 730Grades: 07 - 08Students: 559 · Ratio: 13:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Watertown

IndexWatertownSouth DakotaNational
Completed 8th grade90.0%89.0%83.8%
Completed high school86.9%86.3%82.4%
Completed some college51.9%59.2%58.4%
Completed associate degree31.7%37.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors20.6%26.7%29.3%
Completed masters4.9%8.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.8%2.4%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Castlewood, SD68275%10%
Florence, SD37972%6%
Watertown, SD21,79583%22%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Sachse, TX21,79093%37%
Chillicothe, OH21,80278%14%
Avon, OH21,78395%39%
Jacksonville Beach, FL21,82278%15%
Summit, NJ21,82687%27%
Watertown, SD21,79583%22%
Source: The Watertown, SD education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau 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.