Washington High School - 01

  • Washington High School - 01 serves 1,978 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 42% (which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 45%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 52%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Washington High School - 01 placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the South Dakota state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 26%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Washington High School - 01's student population of 1,978 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 115 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,978 students
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Total Classroom Teachers115 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Washington High School - 01 is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 617 schools in South Dakota (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Washington High School - 01 is 0.59, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SD)
Overall School Rank#334 out of 617 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
45%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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American Indian
4%
11%
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Asian
7%
2%
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Hispanic
10%
6%
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Black
16%
3%
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White
61%
74%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Washington High School - 01.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SD.
Diversity Score0.590.25
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Graduation Rate
84%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSioux Falls 49-5 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, SD Dept. of Education

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