Washburn Senior High School

  • Washburn Senior High School serves 1,641 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 42% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 62% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 33%.

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School Overview

  • Washburn Senior High School's student population of 1,641 students has grown by 24% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 93 teachers has grown by 43% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,641 students
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Total Classroom Teachers93 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Washburn Senior High School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Washburn Senior High School is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall School Rank#1480 out of 1,784 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
59%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
5%
7%
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Hispanic
22%
9%
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Black
22%
11%
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White
50%
67%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Washburn Senior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.660.34
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Graduation Rate
82%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMinneapolis Public School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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