Watertown High School



Watertown High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Watertown High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 182
10 191
11 194
12 179

Watertown High School is a public high school of the Watertown School District located in Watertown, MA. It has 746 students in grades 9th through 12th. Watertown High School is the 176th largest public high school in Massachusetts and the 7,743rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.3 to 1.

Total Students: 746
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 60.6

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Watertown High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 376
(50%)
376
(50%)
 Female 370
(50%)
370
(50%)

Watertown High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 556
(75%)
556
(75%)
 Hispanic 79
(11%)
79
(11%)
 Asian 61
(8%)
61
(8%)
 Black 38
(5%)
38
(5%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
7
(1%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
5
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Watertown High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 498
(67%)
498
(67%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 199
(27%)
199
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 49
(7%)
49
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Watertown High School is ranked 132nd out of 0 ranked schools in Massachusetts, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Watertown High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (33.2%) is slightly lower than the state average of 34.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Watertown High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 702
2006 738
2007 705
2008 676
2009 728
2010 733
2011 747
2012 746

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.6
2006 12.5
2007 12.2
2008 12
2009 13
2010 11.6
2011 13.3
2012 12.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.24786324786325
2006 0.28861788617886
2007 0.23687943262411
2008 0.26923076923077
2009 0.30357142857143
2010 0.33287858117326
2011 0.3239625167336
2012 0.33243967828418

Compare Watertown High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,162.0% 11.6:1
 
1,230.0% 12.3:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 33.2%
 
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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