Inglemoor High School
|Inglemoor High School|
|Motto||“VIKS” (Voice, Integrity, Knowledge, and Service)|
|School district||Northshore School District|
|Color(s)||Black and Gold|
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. As of May 2014, the student population was 1,565 students in grades 10-12. Inglemoor's feeder schools are Kenmore and Northshore Junior Highs and Arrowhead, Kenmore, Lockwood, Moorlands, Shelton View, and Woodmoor Elementary Schools. 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.
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." Students at Inglemoor have an average reading proficiency of 88.7% and a math proficiency of 75.2%. Inglemoor students consistently score higher than the average district and state student.. The adjusted 4-year cohort graduation rate for the class of 2013 was 94.7%, whereas Northshore School District's corresponding rate is 89.6% and Washington State's is 76.0%. 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 consistently high performance in reading and math.
Of the 522 graduates from Inglemoor's class of 2013, 82% are reported as going to college. Of these college bound graduates, 42% are going to a public 4-year school in Washington, 5% to a private 4-year school in Washington, 32% to a public 2-year school in Washington, 0-1% in a private 2-year school in Washington, and 21% to out of state schools (8% public 4-year, 11% private 4-year, 2% public 2-year, 0-1% private 2-year). Compared to Northshore School District, Inglemoor's class 2013 has a higher percentage of students going to college (82% vs. 77%). Of 2013 graduates across Washington State, 62% were enrolled in postsecondary education. Graduates of Inglemoor's class of 2013 are disproportionally enrolled in public 4-year Washington schools (42% vs. 31% statewide).
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, sweeping all of the sections they entered in.
As of October 2013, 63.8% of Inglemoor students identified as White, 18.0% as Asian/Pacific Islander, 17.5% as Asian, 10.2% as Hispanic/Latino of any race(s), 5.3% as Two or More Races, 2.3% as Black/African American, 0.5% as Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander, and 0.4% as American Indian/Alaskan Native. 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. 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. The median home value is $410,375  compared to a state median of $160,737 . As of May 2014, 15.2% of the student population takes part in the Free or Reduced Price Meals program, compared to 17.3% in Northshore School District, and 45.9% in Washington State as a whole.
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%.
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. The Girls Swim and Dive team has earned four state championships. 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.
Inglemoor is also well known for its music program, with its marching band winning many different awards, and its Wind Ensemble being nationally known, playing at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center in April 2015 along with the Inglemoor Orchestra. The programs directors Ted Christensen and Jim Rice are highly known throughout the state and the nation. Its marching band performs during football season with halftime shows consisting of the high-step marching style. During the boys and girls basketball season the program supports each team with pep bands.
- D.D. Acholonu - Houston Texans and Montreal Alouettes linebacker
- Victor Cheng - Most decorated sprinter in Yale history
- Korel Engin - Gold medal basketball player
- Bobby Jenks - Boston Red Sox setup man
- Blake Lewis - American Idol finalist
- Evan Meek - Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher
- Jeff Gove - professional golfer
- Charissa Thompson - ESPN personality
- Jamie Finch - Professional soccer player for the Carolina RailHawks.
- Anthony Arena - Professional soccer player for the Houston Dynamo.
- Sherwin Shayegan, the Piggyback Bandit.
- Sabzi - musician
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- Inglemoor High School website
- Vikings' men and women swim teams practice at Carole Ann Wald Pool at Saint Edward State Park - See Seminary External Links