Watford City Elementary School



Watford City Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Watford City Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 6
K 136
1 139
2 138
3 125
4 101
5 106
6 104
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Watford City Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Watford City, ND in the Mckenzie County 1 School District. It enrolls 855 students in grades 1st through 12th. Watford City Elementary School is the 2nd largest public school in North Dakota and the 3,146th largest nationally. It has 15.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 855
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 54.5

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Watford City Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 459
(54%)
459
(54%)
 Female 396
(46%)
396
(46%)

Watford City Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 669
(78%)
669
(78%)
 Hispanic 118
(14%)
118
(14%)
 American Indian 23
(3%)
23
(3%)
 Two or More 20
(2%)
20
(2%)
 Black 12
(1%)
12
(1%)
 Asian 8
(1%)
8
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(1%)
5
(1%)

Watford City Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 617
(72%)
617
(72%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 222
(26%)
222
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 16
(2%)
16
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 254 ranked schools in North Dakota, Watford City Elementary School is ranked 9th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Watford City Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (27.8%) is slightly lower than the state average of 33.1%. 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.

Watford City Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 237
2006 243
2007 250
2008 252
2009 271
2010 292
2011 400
2012 492
2013 602
2014 819
2015 855

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.6
2006 11.8
2007 12.1
2008 12
2009 12.9
2010 13.3
2011 14.8
2012 16.1
2013 15.8
2014 18
2015 15.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.33333333333333
2006 0.25514403292181
2007 0.244
2008 0.19047619047619
2009 0.25092250922509
2010 0.22602739726027
2011 0.2325
2012 0.28048780487805
2013 0.4202657807309
2014 0.34065934065934
2015 0.27836257309942

Compare Watford City Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,240.5% 12.4:1
 
1,570.0% 15.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 27.8%
 
State Average 33.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Watford City Elementary School
Watford City, ND
Public PK - 06 855 15.7:1  
Stony Creek Elementary School
Williston, ND
Public 06 - 08 104 15.5:1 28 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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