Watertown High School (Massachusetts)

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Watertown High School
Watertown High School, Watertown MA.jpg
50 Columbia Street,
Watertown, MA 02472

United States
Type Public high school
School district Watertown Public Schools
Dean Brian Brewer[1]
Principal Shirley Lundberg[1]
Assistant Annmarie Boudreau[1]
Faculty 64.9[2]
Grades 9–12
Enrollment 693[3]
Team name Raiders
Average SAT scores 550 verbal
564 math
1114 total (2016–2017)[4]

Watertown High School is the local high school for Watertown, Massachusetts. Built in 2003, it has a diverse student population of just over 700 with a high concentration of ethnic Armenians.[citation needed] The school is home to the Watertown Raiders,[5] who are best known for their varsity field hockey and boys' basketball programs. Watertown's colors are black and red.


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.[6] On October 21, 2015, the girls' field hockey team set a new high school national record by winning their 154th consecutive game.[7]

Notable alumni[edit]

Greg Murphy Managing Director Invesco, NCAA Basketball Elite Eight and Sweet Sixteen participant


  1. ^ a b c "Administration - WPS Directory & Classrooms". Retrieved April 7, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Teacher Data (2013-14) - Watertown High (03140505)". Retrieved April 7, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Enrollment Data (2013-14) - Watertown High (03140505)". Retrieved April 7, 2016. 
  4. ^ "2016-17 SAT Performance Statewide Report". Retrieved April 11, 2018. 
  5. ^ Esmet. "Welcome to Watertown Public Schools". Retrieved April 7, 2016. 
  6. ^ "Home - Wicked Local - Boston, MA". Wicked Local Barnstable. Retrieved April 7, 2016. 
  7. ^ "Watertown High School Field Hockey Breaks National Record". Retrieved 2015-10-28. 

Coordinates: 42°22′12.0″N 71°10′41.5″W / 42.370000°N 71.178194°W / 42.370000; -71.178194