Sunnyside High School (Sunnyside, Washington)
|Sunnyside High School|
|1801 E. Edison Avenue,
|School district||Sunnyside School District|
|Enrollment||1,877 (May 2016)|
|Student to teacher ratio||20:1|
|Color(s)||Red and black|
|Website||Sunnyside High School|
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. 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.
Graduation Rate and Awards
In 2008, the graduation rate of Sunnyside High School was 49.8%. 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%.
Sunnyside High School was named a School of Distinction in 2015 and 2016. 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."
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.".
- Ed Barker, former NFL player
- Bonnie Dunbar, NASA astronaut
- Jake Kupp, former NFL player
- Scott Linehan, former NFL head coach
- Irving Newhouse, Washington State Representative and Senator