Sunnyside High School (Sunnyside, Washington)

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Sunnyside High School
1801 E. Edison Avenue,
Sunnyside, Washington
United States
Coordinates 46°19′23″N 119°59′49″W / 46.32305556°N 119.99694444°W / 46.32305556; -119.99694444 (Sunnyside High School)Coordinates: 46°19′23″N 119°59′49″W / 46.32305556°N 119.99694444°W / 46.32305556; -119.99694444 (Sunnyside High School)
School district Sunnyside School District
Principal Ryan Maxwell
Faculty 95 (2016)
Grades 9-12
Gender Mixed
Enrollment 1,877 (May 2016)
Student to teacher ratio 20:1
Campus size 4A
Color(s) Red and black
Mascot Grizzly
Team name Grizzlies

Sunnyside High School, is located in Sunnyside, Washington, United States. It is a high school that serves 1,877 (May 2016) students from grades 9–12.[1] Their athletic team name is the Grizzlies. Sunnyside High School has won several awards for academic excellence in recent years.


91.2% of the student body is Hispanic, while 7.8% are white. The rest (1%) is Black/ African American or Two or More Races.[2]

Graduation Rate and Awards[edit]

In 2008, the graduation rate of Sunnyside High School was 49.8%.[3] This led to the school being awarded a School Improvement Grant. The efforts of school staff, students, and parents led to a dramatic increase in the graduation rate. In 2015 the graduation rate was 89.2%.[4]

Sunnyside High School was named a School of Distinction in 2015 and 2016.[5] According to ESD105, "The Schools of Distinction Award goes to the top 5 percent of Washington schools that have attained the most outstanding levels of sustained improvement in English language arts, math, and graduation rates among their students over the past five years.[6]"

Sunnyside High School Principal Ryan Maxwell was named the 2016 Washington State High School Principal of the Year by the Association of Washington School Principals.[7]".

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