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Preschool - Immaculate Conception Preschool

435 10th Ave NW
Carol Dagel
605-886-3883

icschoolwatertown.org

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Preschool - Little Blessings Preschool

1120 4th St NE
Kathryn Ferguson, Director of Operations; Tina Schanbeck, Assistant Director, Kjersten Fisk, Office Manager
605-886-4113
kathrynf777@gmail.com or mshroll@fwcsd.com or littleblessings@fwcsd.com
https://littleblessingswatertown.com

Christian Daycare and Learning Center

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Preschool - Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer Christian Preschool

2001 2nd St NW
Nikki Landmark
605-886-2696
preschool@lcoorwatertown.org
www.lcoorwatertown.org/christian-preschool/

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Preschool - Puddle Jumpers Preschool

7 W Kemp

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

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Preschool - St. Martin's Lutheran Preschool

1200 2nd St NE
Jonathan Niemi
605-886-4976
jonathan.niemil@stmartinschurch.com
www.stmartinsschool.com

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Preschool - Watertown School District 4 Yr. old Preschool

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

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Preschool Watertown School District 5 yr. old Junior Kindergarten

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

Junior Kindergarten program

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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. STREAM Lab now available.

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Private Elementary - St. Martin's Lutheran School

1200 2nd St NE
Jonathan Niemi
605-886-4976
jonathan.niemi@stmartinschurch.com
www.stmartinsschool.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 Suite 2
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
Dave Florey
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

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Kristi Koll - Mellette, Dana Martens - McKinley, Pam Luecke - Jefferson & Lincoln, Kelsey Popham-Roosevelt
kristi.koll@k12.sd.us or call 882-6385 dana.martens@k12.sd.us or call 882-6350 pam.luecke@k12.sd.us or call 882-6390 or 882-6340 kelsey.popham@k12.sd.us or call 882-6360


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

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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
Gregg DeSpiegler
605-882-6340
gregg.despiegler@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
Heather DeBoer
605-882-6360
Heather.DeBoer@k12.sd.us

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Public Elementary - Watertown Intermediate School

601 11th St. NE
Jennifer Bollinger, Principal; Tim Kruse, Assistant Principal
882-6355
Jennifer.Bollinger@k12.sd.us, tim.kruse@k12.sd.us

Grades 5-6. Paula Wilde, School Counselor Chad Stricherz, School Resource Officer

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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 - 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


wms-projectsuccess.weebly.com

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
Brad Brandsrud, Principal
605-882-6316
brad.brandsrud@k12.sd.us
www.watertown.k12.sd.us/Domain/295

Patty McClemans, Assistant Principal Troy Terronez, Assistant Principal Mitzi Moore, Assitant Principal , School Resource Officer

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

PO Box 730, 200 9th St NE
Shelly Gauer - School Counselor Christ Christensen - School Counselor Felicia Reed - School Counselor Mindy Haselhorst - Student Services Coordinator
605-882-6323
shelly.gauer@k12.sd.us christ.christensen@k12.sd.us felicia.reed@k12.sd.us mindy.haselhorst@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/o/middle-school

Chad D. Johnson, Assistant Principal Jason Buechler, School Counselor JoAnn Kjetland, Family Resource & Project SUCCESS Coordinator Chad Stricherz, School Resource Officer

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School District Services - Activities Dept. Office

200 9th St NE (high school)
Craig Boyens
605-882-6328
craig.boyens@k12.sd.us

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School District Services - Arrow Education Foundation Inc.

1030 Arroow Ave NE PO Box 730

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

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

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School District Services - Central Food Services

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

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School District Services - Special Services

216 10th St SE
Jennfier Heggelund, Director of Special Services; Shannon Dammer-Smith, Assistant Direct of Special Services/Title I
605-882-6398
jennifer.hegglund@k12.sd.us or shannon.smith@k12.sd.us

District wide programs include Early Childhood Preschool Ages 3-5, Special Education Services, Jr. Kindergarten, Elementary Alternative Classrooms, Elementary Autism Classroom, and Gifted and Talented Education for elementary students, 18-21 Transistion Campus. District wide staff includes SPED counselors, School Psychologists, Occupational Therapist and OT & PT Assistant.

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School District Services - Superintendent's Office

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

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School District Services - Transportation/School Bus Services


Wade Heiser
605-882-6335


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Schools/Career & Technical - Lake Area Technical College

1201 Arrow Avenue
LuAnn Strait
605-882-LATI
straitl@lakeareatech.edu
www.lakeareatech.edu

Lake Area Technical College 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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Schools/Career & 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: Agriculture, Automotive, Bio-Medical, Building Trades, Cabinetmaking, Culinary Arts, Engineering, Exploratory, Health Science, Human Services, Machining, Residential Construction, Welding, and various Work-Place Learning Opportunities. NTHS's eight member schools: Castlewood, Florence, Great Plains Lutheran, Hamlin, Henry, Summit, Watertown, and Waverly/South Shore.

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Schools/College - Mount Marty College

PO Box 1385
Heidi Schooley
605-886-6777
heidi.schooley@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. Mount Marty College Watertown offers nine bachelor's degree programs and associates programs tailored to individuals with busy work and life schedules. Through affordable rates, flexible class schedules and a community of supporters who care about each student's personal and professional success, MMC Watertown prepares students to lead, serve, and impact through their careers and throughout life. The college is approved through the Higher Learning Commission. Mount Marty has a home campus in Yankton, SD. Contact or follow them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/mmcwatertown/