School Details

Washington High School - 01

501 North Sycamore Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57110
(605) 367-7970
8

(out of 10)

Public Grades 9-12 2092 students 17 students/teacher (SD avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

79%
75%
72%
79%
75%
70%

Dakota State Test of Educational Progress (STEP)

In 2011-2012 South Dakota used the Dakota State Test of Educational Progress (Dakota STEP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math. The Dakota STEP is standards-based, which means it is aligned to South Dakota's educational standards and measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state. The standards-based Dakota STEP results are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2013
  • Sioux Falls School District 49-5 average
  • South Dakota state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

21%
20%
32%
24%
30%
42%

Dakota State Test of Educational Progress (STEP)

In 2011-2012 South Dakota used the Dakota State Test of Educational Progress (Dakota STEP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math. The Dakota STEP is standards-based, which means it is aligned to South Dakota's educational standards and measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state. The standards-based Dakota STEP results are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2013
  • Sioux Falls School District 49-5 average
  • South Dakota state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Washington High School - 01 is a public high school in Sioux Falls. 2,092 students go to Washington High School - 01 and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 40% of the 2,092 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Washington High School - 01 is 17:1. Faith Christian Academy is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra
  • Theater drama
  • Video film production

Languages Taught

  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Football
  • Golf
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 71% 71%
Hispanic 7% 8%
Asian/Pacific Islander 5% 3%
Native American or Native Alaskan 4% 6%
Asian 4% %
Black, non-Hispanic 14% 10%
Multiracial 0.5% 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 40% 44%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (3 years ago)

    This school was amazing. The teachers were intelligent and helpful and the other students were nice and respectful.

  • (6 years ago)

    We've got excellent student body. And a great staff here at WHS.

  • (7 years ago)

    this school is an amazing school they will do anything to help anyone out with their problems and they bend over backwards to help my child out

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Overall score

(based on 9 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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