Washington High School (Phoenix, Arizona)

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Washington High School
2217 W Glendale Ave
Phoenix, Arizona, 85021
United States
Coordinates 33°32′16″N 112°06′24″W / 33.537676°N 112.106665°W / 33.537676; -112.106665Coordinates: 33°32′16″N 112°06′24″W / 33.537676°N 112.106665°W / 33.537676; -112.106665
School type Public high school
Motto Purple Pride - Excellence - Strength - Commitment
Established 1955
School district Glendale Union High School District
Superintendent Jennifer Johnson
CEEB Code 030320
Principal Carol G. Lippert
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1,764 (October 1, 2012)[1]
Color(s) Purple and white          
Mascot Ram
Rival Sunnyslope High School
Newspaper The Rampage
Yearbook Panorama
Feeder schools Palo Verde Middle School, Royal Palm Middle School, Maryland School, Orangewood School

Washington High School (commonly Washington or WHS) is a public high school in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. It serves students from grades 9-12. Washington is a part of the Glendale Union High School District, and opened in 1955 with its first graduating class in 1956.


Washington High School offers nine Advanced Placement classes, including Biology, Calculus AB and BC, English Literature, French, Japanese Language and Culture, Spanish, Studio Art, US Government and US History. It has received the 'Excelling' label by the Arizona Board of Education every year for the past 3 years.

After school clubs[edit]

WHS's Interact club is one of the largest and most active Interact clubs in the world. The club does community service activities at least twice a week. It is sponsored by the Sun City Rotary club.

Notable alumni and staff[edit]


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