|Watertown High School|
50 Columbia Street
|Type||Public high school|
|School district||Watertown Public Schools|
|Teaching staff||69.6 (2018–19)|
|Student to teacher ratio||9.5∶1 (2018–19)|
|Last updated: May 10, 2019|
Watertown High School is the local high school for Watertown, Massachusetts. It has a diverse student population of just under 700 with a high concentration of ethnic Armenians.[ citation needed ] The school is home to the Watertown Raiders, who are best known for their varsity field hockey and boys' basketball programs. Watertown's colors are black and red.
Watertown is a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, and is part of the Greater Boston area. The population was 31,915 in the 2010 census. Its neighborhoods include Bemis, Coolidge Square, East Watertown, Watertown Square, and the West End. It is one of thirteen Massachusetts municipalities that retain the title of “town” while functioning under state law as cities.
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Watertown High has brought home several sports championships, as well as the state championships of 2007, 2009 and 2018 for boys' basketball. Watertown has had many state, Middlesex, and Division II championships from girls field hockey. Girls field hockey won the state tournament against Oakmont Regional High School in 2009; the final score was 1–0. They also beat Auburn in 2010 (1-0) and Oakmont again in 2011 (3-2). Watertown boys' hockey won the Division III State Championship in 2015.On October 21, 2015, the girls' field hockey team set a new high school national record by winning their 154th consecutive game.
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