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Washington High School
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  • Public
  • SIOUX FALLS, SD

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Diversity
    grade A+
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B+
  7. Administration
    grade A minus
  8. Sports
    grade A
  9. Food
    grade B minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B

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Washington High School is a highly rated, public school located in SIOUX FALLS, SD. It has 1,950 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 43% of students are at least proficient in math and 66% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
66%
Percent Proficient - Math
43%
Average Graduation Rate
84%
Average SAT
1150
31 responses
Average ACT
24
353 responses
AP Enrollment
28%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade B+
Median Household Income
$59,912
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$827
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$189,800
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
96%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 23 responses
Poll
91%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 23 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 46 responses
  • Homecoming
    41%
  • Beach bash
    24%
  • Prom
    11%
  • Academic Letter
    7%
  • Honor Fest
    7%
  • Show Choir Competitions
    4%
  • Homecoming
    2%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,950
Free or Reduced Lunch
45%
96%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 25 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 25 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 25 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$48,785
Teachers in First/Second Year
7.9%
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 40 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 40 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 40 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$10,482 / year
National
$12,239
86%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 44 responses
55%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 44 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 44 responses

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