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About This School

Watterson-Lake School is a public middle school in Cleveland. The principal of Watterson-Lake School is Ms. Brigitte D. Pronty, whose e-mail is brigitte.d.pronty@cmsdnet.net. 545 students go to Watterson-Lake School and identify as Black, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and White, non-Hispanic. 95% of the 545 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 95% have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Watterson-Lake School is 14:1. Our Lady of Mount Carmel is one of the nearest middle schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 51% 67%
Multiracial 5% 3%
White, non-Hispanic 26% 15%
Hispanic 18% 14%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.2% 0.6%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.2%
Asian 0% 0.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 95% 95%
Economically disadvantaged 95% 84%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (4 months ago)

    A great school. Sports field trips lots of extra stuff for kids to do. rarely any fights.

  • (2 years ago)

    I can't say enough good things about the staff and principal at Watterson-Lake! My grandson goes here - he kept on getting transferred because of his behavior and he finally found a school where it's about the KIDS! He goes on a lot of field trips too and his grades got much better!

  • (4 years ago)

    For this school there are plenty of concerned and involed parents. The only problem is .. If these parents show they are concerned or involved in any way they are banned from entering the school. You would think the board of education would step in on this... no they say "we will take care of the problem "and nothing is ever done. So if you would like to be allowed to enter the building you must act as if you could care less what they do or do not do to and for your child/children.

  • (7 years ago)

    The education level is two years behind the grade a child is i.e. 4th grade books for 6th grade children. Obviously the parents are not involved or this would not even be happening.

  • (9 years ago)

    Watterson-Lake is one of the jewels of the Cleveland public school system The principal and teachers are great they really care and that makes a big difference. I am satisfied sending my children to Watterson-Lake and I know that they are safe and getting a good education. I only wish that this school went to a higher grade so I could keep my children there.

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