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About This School

Glacier Peak High School is a public high school in Snohomish. The principal of Glacier Peak High School is James Dean. 1,600 students go to Glacier Peak High School and identify primarily as White, non-Hispanic; Asian/Pacific Islander; and Asian. 11% of the 1,600 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Glacier Peak High School is 22:1. Archbishop Murphy High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

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

    • French
    • German
    • Italian
    • Japanese
    • Mandarin
    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Badminton
    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • Crew
    • Cross country
    • Football
    • Golf
    • Gymnastics
    • Lacrosse
    • P.E. classes
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Swimming
    • Tennis
    • Track
    • Volleyball
    • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 83% 85%
Asian/Pacific Islander 8% 5%
Asian 8% %
Hispanic 5% 6%
Multiracial 3% %
Black, non-Hispanic 1% 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.4% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.3% 1%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 11% 20%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (6 months ago)

    My son came from a private school to GPHS. The quality of the school staff and children that attend here are leaps and bounds above any public school and a nice transition from what we we were accustomed to at his private school. Great school!

  • (1 year ago)

    Great school. Students and teacher are nice polite and mannered. No obvious behavior issues. Clean school and office staff is mature and comforting as well as helpful.

  • (4 years ago)

    My son started at GPHS the first year it was open as a Freshman experiencing both academic and social success. He participates in the renowned Marine JROTC program that encompasses 3 high schools. The academic atmosphere is phenomenal -- it seems at times more like a community college than a HS. Students are involved in decision making and have a real feeling of ownership. Discipline is excellent and problems are few. Recently when my son was ill he didn't want to stay home! There is a good balance at the school between academic and social success. Athletes are encouraged to excess but not at the cost of their academics. Recently for homecoming students were nominated from several various groups throughout the school providing more diversity for the student body to select their King and Queen. We attend out of district & are moving to the area because of GHPS.

  • (5 years ago)

    My son transferred to glacier peak from another school in the Everett school district. Wow! what a difference. The students teachers and staff are all so nice and helpfull. No 'thugs or bullies'. The grass really is greener on the other side! we are lucky to be at such a nice school and learning environment.

  • (5 years ago)

    Best school in snohomish. The most mature students koolest teachers and awesome events.

  • (5 years ago)

    This School Is so high tech. It has the capabilitys to build a boeing 747 in our CAD department..It has about 3-4 $100 000.00 computer labs... WE are truly blessed to have this campus..

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