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Washburn High School

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

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

 


If you have questions about the enrollment process, please contact us at sps.department@mpls.k12.mn.us or call us at 612.668.3700 or 612.668.1840. 

If you have questions about the content of this website, contact answers@mpls.k12.mn.us