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Info for Prospective & Incoming Students

Welcome to Washburn! We are proud to be an International Baccalaureate (IB) Authorized World School, with an emphasis on Academics, Arts and Athletics for all students.

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Important Dates for the Class of 2028

  • Tuesday, December 5, 2023 - Open House for prospective families at 6 pm
    • ‚ÄčProspective students and families, this is your opportunity to experience Washburn High School, meet staff and current students, and learn about academics, athletics and arts at Washburn. Families are encouraged to be there from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
  • Wednesday, February 7, 2024 - Complete school choice card
  • Thursday, March 14, 2024 (tentative) - 9th Grade Registration Night

For more information about Orientation & 9th grade, contact AP Arslan Aziz: 612-668-3403 or arslan.aziz@mpls.k12.mn.us

For more information about Welcome Night, contact AP Michelle Terpening: 612-668-3406 or michelle.terpening@mpls.k12.mn.us

MPS SCHOOL PLACEMENT PROCESS

If you live in Washburn's attendance area, you will have a spot at Washburn! You can see your assigned community school based on address by clicking here. 

All families need to complete the choice form by February 7, 2024 even if you live in Washburn's attendance zone. You can complete the online form at highschoolrequest.mpls.k12.mn.us This is how you tell the district your preference for a high school and reserve your spot. 

You can get a paper school request form at the Placement Center:

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT WASHBURN

Clubs and Activities

WHS Athletics

Advanced Academics (IB, AP, etc)

PDF School Profile 2023-24

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