Inglemoor High School

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Inglemoor High School
Motto “VIKS” (Voice, Integrity, Knowledge, and Service)
Type Public Secondary
Principal Vicki Sherwood
Students 1597
Grades 10–12
Location Kenmore, Washington, USA
District Northshore School District
Campus Suburban
Colors Black and Gold         
Mascot Vikings
Newspaper The Nordic News
Website schoolcenter.nsd.org

Inglemoor High School is a public high school located in Kenmore, Washington. It is one of the largest high schools in the state of Washington and has an average of 23.4 students per teacher. Inglemoor's feeder schools are Kenmore and Northshore Junior Highs and Arrowhead, Kenmore, Lockwood, Moorlands, Shelton View, and Woodmoor Elementary Schools.[1] In addition, Inglemoor annually accepts waivers due to the popularity of its International Baccalaureate program. For the 2013-2014 school year, Inglemoor accepted 344 students (209 in-district and 135 out-of-district) transfers.[1]

Academics[edit]

Newsweek has ranked Inglemoor in the top two percent of US high schools and has named Inglemoor as one of the "Best American High Schools."[2] Students at Inglemoor have an average reading proficiency of 88.7% and a math proficiency of 75.2%. Math scores have steadily risen in the past four years[when?], and reading scores have made a comeback[when?]. Inglemoor students consistently score higher than the average district and state student.[2]. In 2007, Inglemoor was honored as a No Child Left Behind Blue Ribbon School, one of only 238 public schools nationwide to be honored, for its consistent, high performance in reading and math.[3]

In the Vancouver Heritage Festival of 2007, five of Inglemoor's instrumental groups and three vocal groups all won First Place Gold in their respective categories[citation needed], sweeping all of the sections they entered in[citation needed].

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011, 69.7% of Inglemoor students identify as White, 15.2% as Asian, 8.2% as Hispanic/Latino of Any Race, 1.9% as African American/Black, 0.7% as Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander, 0.6% as American Indian/Alaska Native, and 3.8% as Two or More Races.[4] In the Northshore School District where Inglemoor is located, the median household income is at $235,102 compared to a state median of $72,098.[3] The median home value is $410,375 [4] compared to a state median of $160,737 [5].

International Baccalaureate[edit]

Inglemoor High School has offered the "International Baccalaureate" program since 1997. As of 2011, the school is one of eighteen high schools in Washington State to offer the IB program, and its IB program is considered the largest in the Pacific Northwest. In 2012, 21% of IB diploma students were from Inglemoor. From the years 1999 to 2012 the IB diploma pass rate at Inglemoor was 91% in comparison to the world average of 78%.[2]

Athletics[edit]

Inglemoor's sports teams play in the KingCo 4A conference, and in many cases use Pop Keeney Stadium, located in Bothell, WA, as their home field.[5] The Girls Swim and Dive team has earned four state championships.[6] The Vikings' main rivals are the Bothell Cougars. Sports: Cross Country, Football, Boys Golf, Girls Soccer, Girls Swim and Dive, Volleyball, Boys Tennis, Boys Water Polo, Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, Gymnastics, Boys Swim and Dive, Wrestling, Baseball, Softball, Girls Golf, Boys Soccer, Track and Field, Girls Tennis, Girls Water Polo.

Music[edit]

Inglemoor is also well known for its music program, with its marching band winning many different awards, and its Wind Ensemble being nationally known.

Notable alumni[edit]

DECA[edit]

Inglemoor high school's DECA is considered to be in the top five high school DECA programs in the USA.[2] Inglemoor was named number 1 in the nation in 2010, 2011, and 2014 at DECA nationals.[20][21] In 2012, Inglemoor received second place at DECA nationals.[2] Inglemoor's DECA rivals are Skyline High, Woodinville, Monta Vista, and University of Toronto Schools.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Welcome to Inglemoor High School". Northshore School District. Retrieved 8 April 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Inglemoor H.S." (PDF). Retrieved 22 April 2014. 
  3. ^ Tuinstra, Rachel (2007-11-14). "It's a blue-ribbon day for Inglemoor High". The Seattle Times. Retrieved May 27, 2008. 
  4. ^ "Inglemoor High School 2011-2012 Annual School Performance Report" (PDF). Retrieved 22 April 2014. 
  5. ^ "THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE OF INGLEMOOR HIGH SCHOOL VIKING FOOTBALL". AllWebCo Design & Hosting. Retrieved 2009-06-02. 
  6. ^ Watanabe, Tim (2008-06-25). "Inglemoor girls swim snags 4th straight state title". Kenmore Reporter. Retrieved 2009-06-02. 
  7. ^ O'Neil, Danny (1999-12-18). "Linebacker Has Taken Some Hits Off Field -- D.D. Acholonu Endured The Tragic Death Of His Father And Ineligibility Before Signing To Play For WSU". The Seattle Times. Retrieved 2009-12-02. 
  8. ^ Zurkowsky, Herb (2007-06-23). "Bubble bursts for defensive-back Kent". Montreal Gazette. Retrieved 2009-12-02. 
  9. ^ "DD Acholonu NFL.com profile". NFL.com. National Football League. Retrieved 2009-12-02. 
  10. ^ "Yale track star balances practice, books and business". ESPN. Retrieved May 29, 2009. 
  11. ^ "Victor Cheng Profile". www.yalebulldogs.com. Retrieved 2009-06-02. 
  12. ^ "Stanford University Women's Basketball Profile". The Official Website of the Stanford Cardinal. Retrieved May 27, 2008. 
  13. ^ Stone, Larry (2005-10-11). "Sweet redemption for Jenks". The Seattle Times. Retrieved May 27, 2008. 
  14. ^ Chansanchai, Athima (2007-04-25). "'Imagine' an idol from Inglemoor High". Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Retrieved May 27, 2008. 
  15. ^ "MLB.com Player Profile". MLB.com. Retrieved June 4, 2008. 
  16. ^ "Darren Black shoots 67 to lead Washington Open, Local golf". The Seattle Times. Retrieved June 1, 2012. 
  17. ^ "Jamie Finch Biography - University of Washington Official Athletics". Retrieved Sep 3, 2013. 
  18. ^ "Inglemoor grad, Redmond Crossfire star drafted by Houston Dynamo". Retrieved Sep 3, 2013. 
  19. ^ "'Piggyback Bandit' with Northshore ties pleads guilty to misdemeanor assault charges in Montana". Retrieved Sep 3, 2013. 
  20. ^ "Inglemoor High DECA earns first place again at 65th Annual International Career and Development Conference". Bothell/Kenmore Reporter. 16 May 2011. Retrieved 22 April 2014. 
  21. ^ "Inglemoor students win first place at DECA conference". Bothell/Kenmore Reporter. 16 May 2014. Retrieved 29 July 2014. 

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Coordinates: 47°44′27″N 122°13′19″W / 47.74083°N 122.22194°W / 47.74083; -122.22194