Watertown School District 14-4
The Place to Work & Live!!!
With a population of 20,000, serves 100,000 people in Northeastern South Dakota.
Location: Northeastern South Dakota located on I-29. We are one and one-half hours to Sioux Falls, tow hours to Fargo, North Dakota and four hours to Minneapolis, MN.
Schools: We have five elementary schools with an average enrollment of 300 each, one middle school with 625 currently enrolled in grade 7-8 and one senior high with 1300 students in grades 9-12. We have a Technical Institute, Multi-District Vocational Career Center, and parochial schools. Mt. Marty College, Watertown campus, offers four-year BA degrees in Business Administration, Liberal Arts, Accounting, Elementary Ed and Nursing. There are private day care centers and nursery schools available.
Rent: An average apartment will cost somewhere between $350 - $550.
Benefits Offered by School District: The school district offers its employees a Health and Wellness program, and employee Assistance Program, health insurance, dental insurance, flexible insurance benefit plan, retirement program, and opportunities for professional growth.
Churches: 24 Protestant; 2 Catholic
Sports and Recreation: Heart of the Glacial Lakes Resort Area, hunting, fishing and trapping paradise. We have a Bramble Park Zoo, two lakes and the Big Sioux River. There are kiddie fishing ponds, camping, baseball, softball and soccer complexes, a 3500 seat stadium, 2 bowling alleys, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, tennis courts, 2 eighteen-hole golf courses, one municipal and one private, an ice hockey arena, gymnastics club, 13 city parks, boating, ice skating, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, Casino Speedway, Civic arena and auditorium, and one movie plex. Our Watertown Recreation Center offers indoor swimming, aquatics programs, racquetball, handball, fitness programs, weight training and Park and Recreation programs.
Medical and Dental: We have Prairie Lakes Health Care Center, a regional medical center; Mallard Point Surgical Center – numerous medical, dental and eye clinics – veterinarian clinics.
Cultural Opportunities: Watertown has Community Concert series, Town Players, a community theater group, Travelogue series, museums, historical landmarks, Regional Library and the Terry Redlin Art Center.
Government: We have no state income tax, low insurance rates, low crime rate, 24 hour fire and police protection and mayor and city council type of local government.
Retail: The Watertown Mall and Uptown Watertown offer a wide varsity of retail stores.
Transportation: We have a Regional airport, 3 U.S. and 2 interstate highways. There is taxi service, interstate bus service and commercial transportation.
Communications: We have a daily newspaper, a weekly shopper, 2 local AM radio stations, 3 local FM radio stations and cable TV.
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