The following courses will be required for graduation at Watertown High School
|English / Language Arts||4.0||4.0||4.0||4.0||4.0||4.0||4.0|
|Social Studies||3.5||3.5||3.5||3.5 ||3.5||3.0||3.0|
|Computer Science||.5||.5||.5||.5 ||.5||.5||.5|
|Economics or Personal Finance|| || || ||.5||.5||.5||.5|
|Physical Education with Health|| ||.5||.5||.5 ||.5||.5||.5|
|SD Other Requirements|| || || || ||1.0|
| Career Technical|| || || || || || || |
| World Lang, or|| || || || || || || |
| Capstone/Senior|| || || || || || || |
| Experience|| || || || || || || |
Health (grades 6-8)
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Northeast Technical High School
Located northeast of Watertown High School at 1311 Third Avenue NE, NETHS offers career and technical courses in the following areas:
NETHS also provides coordination for internship activities.
NETHS is a cooperative effort of the Castlewood, Florence, Grant-Deuel, Great Plains Lutheran, Hamlin, Henry, Summit, Watertown, and Waverly-South Shore school districts.
NETHS students annually earn awards at the Skills USA VICA contests for career leadership skills.
Lake Area Technical Institute
Lake Area Technical Institute is a nationally recognized two-year technical college located just east of the Watertown High School campus. The faculty and staff at Lake Area Tech work closely with area/regional industries to offer students training in high-demand technical careers.
- Established in 1965
- 29 programs of study
- Public Institution
- 98% post-graduate employment
- Associate of Applied Science Degrees
- 16:1 student / teacher ratio
- Approximately 1800 students
- 40 acre campus
- 87% in training related field
- Accept college transfer credits
- 89% of student population receive financial aid
- 75% of students work part-time while attending Lake Area Tech
- Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Lake Area Technical Institute recently completed the construction of the 70,000 square-foot Agriculture and Environmental Center, which houses the Agriculture, Heavy Equipment Operator, Environmental Technology, and CAT ThinkBig programs. The new complex was the fourth and final building phase of the Excellence by Design Campaign.
Lake Area Tech is located at 1201 Arrow Ave., Watertown, SD. Visit Lake Area Technical Institute on the web at http://www.lakeareatech.edu