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Washburn High School

Address: 201 West 49th Street
Minneapolis, 55419
Grades: 9-12
Principal: Rhonda Dean
Enrollment: 1469
Hours: 8:15 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Phone: 612.668.3400
Fax: 612.668.3410
Email: Rhonda.Dean@mpls.k12.mn.us
Website: washburn.mpls.k12.mn.us

Washburn High School provides students with an education that promotes academic, artistic and athletic achievement. All students have access to challenging course work delivered by committed staff, creating an environment of high expectations. As an International Baccalaureate school, Washburn encourages students to develop the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in post-secondary education and to become global citizens. Our thriving international school community welcomes and respects young people from all cultures and diverse backgrounds. We pride ourselves on our beautiful campus, located near 50th and Nicollet in the Tangletown neighborhood of south Minneapolis.


School Tour:

For visits and tours of our school, please call Erica Lebens-Englund at 612.668.3440.

Academic Focus Areas:

  • Engineering & Technology Careers
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB DP)
     

Dual Credit Opportunities/Articulations:

  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB DP)
  • Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Engineering
  • Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO)
  • Advanced Placement English & Composition
  • Advanced Placement Statistics (AP)
  • Advanced Placement US History
  • Advanced Placement Human Geography
  • College in the Schools Intermediate Algebra/Intro to Statistics (CIS) MCTC

Post-Graduate Plans (class of 2016):

  • 58% to four-year colleges
  • 26% to two-year colleges
  • 16% to military service/work/other

 

 

What we look like:
Student Race School District
Native American 2 % 4 %
African American 23 % 39 %
Asian American 4 % 8 %
Hispanic American 20 % 18 %
White American 51 % 31 %

Students School District
Receive ELL Services 14 % 19 %
Qualify for free or reduced lunch 44 % 62 %
Receive Special Education Services 14 % 16 %
201 West 49th Street
Minneapolis, 55419

Student Activities

  • ACE Menoring
  • Academic competitions
  • Chess
  • Citywide student government
  • Community service
  • Culture-specific clubs
  • Debate Club
  • Drama & School plays
  • Feminism Club
  • Gay/Straight Alliance
  • Literary Magazine
  • Math Club
  • Music groups
  • Music Offerings
  • National Honor Society
  • Robotics Club
  • School newspaper
  • Student Government
  • Studio arts
  • Theatre
  • Visual Arts
  • World Language clubs
  • Yearbook

School Course Catalog

 


Please contact Nagashia.Jackson@mpls.k12.mn.us, Web Site Administrator,
for any questions/concerns you have about information posted on this site.