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Washington High School - 01

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Posted November 26, 2011

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


Posted October 10, 2008

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


Posted February 7, 2008

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
—Submitted by a parent


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

342 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
80%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 70% in 2013.

342 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
75%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

Source: South Dakota Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 32% in 2013.

29 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
21%

2012

 
 
18%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 42% in 2013.

29 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
24%

2012

 
 
27%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

Source: South Dakota Department of Education

Math

All Students79%
Female12%
Male58%
Black48%
Asian40%
Hispanic67%
Native Americann/a
White87%
Students with disabilities83%

Reading

All Students79%
Female8%
Male57%
Black38%
Asian30%
Hispanic81%
Native Americann/a
White87%
Students with disabilities78%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

The different student groups are identified by the South Dakota Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: South Dakota Department of Education

Math

All Students21%
Male6%
White33%
Students with disabilities33%

Reading

All Students24%
Male12%
White40%
Students with disabilities40%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

The different student groups are identified by the South Dakota Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: South Dakota Department of Education

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 71% 78%
Black 14% 3%
Hispanic 7% 4%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 5% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 4% 12%
Two or more races 1% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 40%N/A39%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Assistant principal(s)
Librarian/media specialist(s)
Music teacher(s)
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Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Music teacher(s)
Music
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing and written arts
  • Drama

Health & athletics

School facilities
  • Gym
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School basics

Fax number
  • (605) 367-8494

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Assistant principal(s)
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
Transportation options
  • Passes/tokens for public transportation
  • Transportation provided for special education students only
School facilities
  • Cafeteria
  • Gym
  • Library
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Wrestling
Girls sports
  • Gymnastics

Arts & music

Music
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing arts
  • Drama
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501 North Sycamore Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57110
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