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College - Mount Marty College

1030 Arrow Ave., PO Box 1385
Dr. Linda Schurmann
605-886-6777
lschurmann@mtmc.edu
www.mtmc.edu

Mount Marty provides post secondary education, liberal arts degrees primarily for nontraditional adult learners who need coursework delivered once-a-week and evenings. The college is approved through the Higher Learning Commission. Mount Marty has a home campus in Yankton, SD.

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College - National American University

925 29th St SE
Heidi Schooley
605-884-7200
hschooley@national.edu
www.national.edu

NAU offers in-demand programs in business management, healthcare management and criminal justice, just to name a few. Our courses are offered online and onsite to fit into your schedule. NAU offers the flexibility of attending classes when they work for you. Open Saturdays to help you start your college degree. Give us a call today at 605-884-7200 to get started or check us out at www.national.edu

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Preschool - Watertown School District 4-yr. old Preschool

5 12th St SW

605-882-6350


Located at McKinley School

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Preschool - Grace Lutheran Preschool

202 2nd St SE
Kara Julius
605-886-5737
karagracelc@midconetwork.com

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Preschool - Immaculate Conception Preschool

109 3rd St SE
Carol Dagel
605-886-3883
ischoolwatertown.org

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Preschool - Little Blessings Preschool

1120 4th St NE
Kjersten Fisk, Director
605-886-4113
littleblessings@kwcsd.com

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Preschool - Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer Christian Preschool

2001 2nd St NW
Karen Kasperson
605-886-2696
preschool@lcoorwatertown.org

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Preschool - Puddle Jumpers Preschool

7 W Kemp

237-6209
Pjp.wtn.sd@gmail.com
www.pjpwtnsd.wix.com/earlyedu

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Preschool - St. Martin's Lutheran Preschool

1200 2nd St NE
Mark Renner
605-886-4976
Mark.Renner@stmartinschurch.com

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Preschool - Watertown School District 5 yr. old Jr. Kindergarten

Roosevelt Elementary 412 2nd St. SE
882-6360



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Private Elementary - Immaculate Conception School

109 3rd St SE
Carol Dagel
605-886-3883

www.icschoolwatertown.org

Elementary School grades preschool - 6th grade with religious focus. Licensed after-school program. All day every day kindergarten. Spanish taught in K-6 with the curriculum.

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Private Elementary - St. Martin's Lutheran School

1200 2nd St NE
Mark Renner
605-886-4976
Mark.Renner@stmartinschurch.com
www.stmartinschurch.com

Preschool - 8th grade education. We are a South Dakota state accredited institution offering Christian Education to families with children from the ages of 4 years throught eighth grade.

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Private Elementary - Trinity Lutheran School

1800 E Kemp Ave
Sherman Carstensen
605-882-3224
3in1lutheranschool@gmail.com
www.trinitywatertownsd.com

Trinity Lutheran School is a kindergarten - eighth grade Christian day school

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Private Elementary - Watertown Christian School

15 12th Ave NE
Nancy Weber
605-882-0949
wcsoffice@watertownchristianschool.com
www.watertownchristianschool.com

Private Christian school serving students in Pre K - 8th grade.

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Private High School - Great Plains Lutheran High School

1200 Luther Lane NE
David Maertz
605-886-0672
dmaertz@gplhs.org
www.gplhs.org

Great Plains Lutheran High School is a grade 9-12 school offering a Christ cenctered education to students from our community, region, and beyond.

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Public Elementary - Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Program






5th grade classroom lessons taught by the Watertown Police Dept. Drug Info for Responsible Decision Making, Risk & Consequences, Peer Pressure, Dealing With Stressful Situations, Basics of Communication, Nonverbal Communication & Listening, Bullying, Helping Others & Getting Help from Others are topics that are covered.

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Public Elementary - Elementary Counselors

Danielle Flisrand- McKinley & Mellette
Pam Luecke - Jefferson & Lincoln
Teresa Rowland - Roosevelt & Jefferson


Classroom lessons from Second Step curriculum teaching skills for academic and social success.

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Public Elementary - Elementary School Social Worker


Bobbi Steidl



Office at McKinley & Roosevelt elementary schools.

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Public Elementary - Jefferson Elementary

1701 N Maple
Laura Morrow
605-882-6390
laura.morrow@k12.sd.us

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Public Elementary - Lincoln Elementary

1100 13th St NE
Dr. Susan Patrick
605-882-6340
susan.patrick@k12.sd.us

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Public Elementary - McKinley Elementary

5 12th St SW
Shannon Knopf
605-882-6350
shannon.knopf@k12.sd.us

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Public Elementary - Mellette Elementary

619 2nd St NW
John Decker
605-882-6385
john.decker@k12.sd.us

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Public Elementary - Roosevelt Elementary

412 2nd St SE
Gregg DeSpiegler
605-882-6360
gregg.despiegler@k12.sd.us

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Public Elementary - Watertown Intermediate School

601 11th St. NE
Jennifer Bollinger
882-6355
Jennifer.Bollinger@k12.sd.us

Grades 5-6

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Public High School - Academic Resource Center (ARC)

200 9th St NE

605-882-6316


The ARC is part of Watertown High School and offers opportunities to students to recover credits, take online courses. Students need to apply to the program and be accepted to work on course requirements.

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Public High School - Career & Technical - Lake Area Multi-District

1311 NE 3rd Ave
Amy Miller
605-882-6380
amy.miller@k12.sd.us
www.lakeareamulti.k12.sd.us

High School Career & Technical Education Programs (Automotive Technology, Building Trades, Cabinetmaking, Culinary Arts, Drafting, Pre-Engineering Electronics, Health Science, Human Services, Machine Tool Technology, Visual Communications, Bio Medical, Welding) for LAMD's nine member schools: Castlewood, Florence, Grant-Deuel, Great Plains Lutheran, Hamlin, Henry, Summit, Watertown and Waverly-South Shore.

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Public High School - Project SUCCESS Program


WMS Contact: Jo Kjetland 882-6370 Jo.kjetland@k12.sd.us WHS Contact: Wendy Olson 882-6318 wendy.olson@k12.sd.us



Project SUCCESS is a school-based program that works to reduce the factors that put students at risk for substance abuse, as well as enhance the factors that will protect students from those risks. Schools Using Coordinated Community Efforts to Strengthen Students

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Public High School - Watertown High School

200 9th St NE
Mike Butts, Principal
605-882-6316
michael.butts@k12.sd.us
www.watertown,k12.sd.us

Brad Brandsrud, Assistant Principal Troy Terronez, Assistant Principal Mitzi Moore, Assitant Principal Brandon Johnsom, School Resource Officer

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Public High School - Watertown High School Counseling Program/Student Services

PO Box 730, 200 9th St NE
605-882-6323
Shelly Gauer, shelly.gauer@k12.sd.us
Julie Gonsor, julie.gonsor@k12.sd.us
Angel Samsom, angel.samsom@k12.sd.us

The school counselors provide services and resources for students in the areas of academic, career, and social/personal counseling.

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Public Middle School - Watertown Middle School

601 11th St NE
Todd L. Brist, Principal
605-882-6370
todd.brist@k12.sd.us
www.watertown.k12.sd.us

Chad D. Johnson, Assistant Principal Jason Buechler, School Counselor Amanda DeVries, School Counselor JoAnn Kjetland, Family Resource Coordinator/ Project Success Program Chad Stricherz, School Resource Officer

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Technical - Lake Area Technical Institute

230 11th St NE
LuAnn Strait
605-882-LATI
straitl@lakeareatech.edu
www.lakeareatech.edu

Lake Area Technical Institute is a public, technical college offering a two year associate degree in 29 areas of study. Approximately 2000 students attend Lake Area Tech annually. Admission Representatives are available to discuss post-secondary educational opportunities with prospective students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify and many scholarships are awarded each year. Lake Area Tech is a top ranked, nationally recognized college and has been recognized for their service to the community, and for being a great place of employment. Lake Area Tech provides many services to the community which included a full-service cosmetology program, free income tax preparation for the low-income and elderly, dental cleaning, and much more. For more information call 882-5284 or go to www. lakeareatech.edu. Lake Area tech is accredited by the High Learning Commission,

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Technical High School - Northeast Technical High School

1311 Third Ave. NE
Bert Falak
882-6380
bert.falak@k12.sd.us
www.northeasttechnicalhighschool@k12.sd.us

High School Career & Technical Education Programs: Automotive, Bio-Medical, Building Trades, Cabinetmaking, Culinary Arts, Exploratory, Health Science Careers, Human Services, Machine Tool, Digital Electronics, Engineering Design, Principles of Engineering, Civil Engineering & Architecture, Welding. NTHS's nine member schools: Castlewood, Florence, Grant-Deuel, Great Plains Lutheran, Hamlin, Henry, Summit, Watertown, and Waverly/South Shore.

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Watertown School District Services - Activities Dept. Office

200 9th St NE (high school)
Steve Moore
605-882-6328


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Watertown School District Services - Arrow Education Foundation Inc.

1030 Arroow Ave NE PO Box 730

605-882-6399
watertownAEF@k12.sd.us
www.arrowfoundation.org

To provide resources to genuinely enhance educational opportunities for students in the Watertown School District.

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Watertown School District Services - Special Services

216 10th St SE
Jennfier Heggelund, Director of Special Services - jennifer.hegglund@k12.sd.us
Brenda Palsma, Coordinator of Special Services/Title I Coordinator - brenda.palsma@k12.sd.us
605-882-6399

District wide programs include Preschool, Special Education Services, Jr. Kindergarten, Elementary Alternative Classrooms, Elementary Autism Classroom and Gifted and Talented Education for elemenatry students. District wide staff includes SPED counselors, School Psychologists, Occupational Therapist and OT & PT Assistant.

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Watertown School District Services - Superintendent's Office

200 9th St NE (high school)
Dr. Lesli Jutting, Superintendent
605-882-6312
Darrell Stacey, Assistant Superintendent
www.watertown.k12.sd.us

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Watertown School District Services - Transportation/School Bus Services


Tim Steichen
605-882-6335


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Watertwon School Distict Services - Central Food Services

200 9th St. NE (High School)
Scott Wahl, Director
882-6325
scott.wahl@k12.sd.us

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