Watertown school information

IndexWatertownMinnesotaNational
Average Test Scores70%52%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:116:116:1
Total public schools32,22479,221
Total private schools147724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1407,963
The Watertown, MN educational system consists of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Watertown public schools have average test scores of 70% which is 35% higher than than the Minnesota average and 43% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Watertown public schools is 18:1, compared to 16:1 in Minnesota and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 91.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.8% have completed high school, 26.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Watertown are 43% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Watertown.
  • 91.1% of people in Watertown have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.8% of people in Watertown have completed high school.
  • 26.3% of people in Watertown have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Watertown

IndexWatertownMinnesotaNational
Completed 8th grade91.1%90.5%84.3%
Completed high school87.8%89.5%83.0%
Completed some college64.5%66.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree35.2%45.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors26.3%34.2%30.3%
Completed masters7.6%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.7%3.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.4%1.3%

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

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Watertown, MN4,29870%43%

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Watertown, MN4,29870%43%
Source: The Watertown, MN 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.