Washburn Senior High School

  • Washburn Senior High School serves 1,648 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Washburn Senior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Washburn Senior High School's student population of 1,648 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 86 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,648 students
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Total Classroom Teachers86 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Washburn Senior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,793 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Washburn Senior High School is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank#1099 out of 1793 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
5%
7%
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Hispanic
19%
9%
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Black
21%
11%
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White
53%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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Diversity Score0.640.54
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Graduation Rate
87%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMinneapolis Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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