Watford City school information

IndexWatford CityNorth DakotaNational
Average Test Scores24%42%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:112:116:1
Total public schools327279,221
Total private schools14724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a307,963
The Watford City, ND educational system consists of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Watford City public schools have average test scores of 24% which is 44% lower than than the North Dakota average and 52% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Watford City public schools is 13:1, compared to 12:1 in North Dakota and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 92.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 90.8% have completed high school, 23.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Watford City are 52% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Watford City.
  • 92.8% of people in Watford City have completed 8th grade.
  • 90.8% of people in Watford City have completed high school.
  • 23.9% of people in Watford City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Watford City

IndexWatford CityNorth DakotaNational
Completed 8th grade92.8%90.7%84.3%
Completed high school90.8%88.3%83.0%
Completed some college61.7%64.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.8%41.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.9%28.2%30.3%
Completed masters5.5%7.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.9%2.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Watford City, ND4,59624%52%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
McLoud, OK4,59666%34%
Hancock, MI4,59656%15%
Penn Yan, NY4,59851%3%
East Palestine, OH4,59873%49%
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ4,59450%1%
Watford City, ND4,59624%52%
Source: The Watford City, ND 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.