A Blue Ribbon School, Watford City Elementary School serves more than 240 students in kindergarten through grades six. The school offers classes in math, science, social studies and language arts. Its library houses a range of books and educational resources. Watford City Elementary School also provides several sports activities, such as skating, hockey, basketball, football, wrestling, volleyball and gymnastics. The school offers guidance counseling programs, as well as serves meals for lunch. It operates a parent-teacher organization that hosts various school activities and conducts fundraising events. Watford City Elementary School additionally hosts sessions in music and computer education. The school is governed by McKenzie County Public School District 1.