Washington High School - 01

501 N Sycamore Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57110
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 1,873 students in grades 9-12, Washington High School - 01 ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 43%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 52%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the South Dakota state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 31% (majority American Indian and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,873 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 51%
  • : 83% (Top 50% in SD)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • : 57% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Washington High School - 01 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Dakota for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Washington High School - 01's student population of 1,873 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 114 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,873 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
114 teachers
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School Rankings

Washington High School - 01 ranks within the bottom 50% of all 616 schools in South Dakota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Washington High School - 01 is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (SD)
#384 out of 616 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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33%
43%
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57%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
12:1
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American Indian
4%
14%
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Asian
6%
2%
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Hispanic
16%
7%
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Black
19%
3%
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White
49%
69%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.70
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83%
80%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
3%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Washington High School - 01's ranking?
Washington High School - 01 is ranked #384 out of 616 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in South Dakota.
What schools are Washington High School - 01 often compared to?
Washington High School - 01is often viewed alongside schools like Lincoln High School - 02, Roosevelt High School - 03 by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
33% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 43% SD state average), while 57% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% SD state average).
What is the graduation rate of Washington High School - 01?
The graduation rate of Washington High School - 01 is 83%, which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 80%.
How many students attend Washington High School - 01?
1,873 students attend Washington High School - 01.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
49% of Washington High School - 01 students are White, 19% of students are Black, 16% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Asian, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 4% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Washington High School - 01?
Washington High School - 01 has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 12:1.
What grades does Washington High School - 01 offer ?
Washington High School - 01 offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Washington High School - 01 part of?
Washington High School - 01 is part of Sioux Falls School District 49-5.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,873 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 51%
  • : 83% (Top 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • : 57% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

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