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Washburn High School — 9-12

Address: 201 West 49th Street
Minneapolis, 55419
Grades: 9-12
Principal: Emily Palmer
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m
Phone: 612.668.3400
Fax: 612.668.3410
Email: emily.palmer@mpls.k12.mn.us
Website: washburn.mpls.k12.mn.us

Washburn High School advances achievement and connects communities 
Located near 50th and Nicollet in the Tangletown neighborhood of South Minneapolis, Washburn High School is grounded by its three pillars for a well-rounded education: Academics, Arts, Athletics. As an Authorized International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, Washburn develops students’ knowledge and skills to succeed in a global society. Washburn is a diverse school that offers a full array of extracurricular activities, including athletics, arts and student organizations, and a school that welcomes family and student involvement. Strong community is a priority at Washburn. Washburn student “Millers” pursue academic excellence through a wide range of course offerings that teach critical and creative thinking. Please check out their website for more information. Go Millers! 


  •  IB Careers Programme (IBCP) and Diploma Programme (IBDP)
  •  Project Lead the Way engineering courses
  •  College credits through AP, IB, CIS, PSEO and others
  •  World languages: Arabic, ASL, French, and Spanish
  • Special Education services include levels I-II for all disabilities and level III ASD and EBD classrooms
  •  EL services for all levels through both sheltered classes and collaborative model in mainstream classes
  • Athletics include all sports offered in MPS
  • Over 40 after-school activities available 

Transportation: High School Go-To Pass

201 West 49th Street
Minneapolis, 55419

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