Awards & Recognition
Walla Walla High School is one of the premier high schools in Southeastern Washington – recognized consistently for its profound impact on student learning by the Washington Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction
Washington Achievement Award 2010 - Closing the Achievement Gap
Washington Achievement Award 2011 & 2012 - Extended Graduation Rate
US News & World Report 2013 - Silver Medal
Washington Achievement Award 2013 - High Progress
Washington Achievement Award 2014 - High Progress
US News & World Report 2014 - Silver Medal
US News & World Report 2015 - Silver Medal
Located in the southeastern corner of Washington, Walla Walla High School serves the students of Walla Walla, College Place, and surrounding communities. Over the past 100 years, WWHS has emerged as one of the premier high schools in eastern Washington. As a comprehensive public high school operating on a semester schedule, WWHS serves the needs of a diverse student body through programs including Advanced Placement, Career and Technical Education, Running Start, University Enrichment Programs, and AVID. In addition to these programs, there are numerous student clubs and athletic teams.
SCHOOL MISSION STATEMENT
To challenge and support all students to become college and career ready.
To become the best high school in the State of Washington.
1Develop a 21st century learning community that supports continuous learning through relevant and aligned curriculum, instruction, assessment and professional development.
2Improve two-way communication with parents, schools, students and the community.
3Plan and build state-of-the-art facilities with technology to enhance educational opportunities.
- 2016-2017 Numbers
- Enrollment: 1728 (9-12)
- Number of Teaching Faculty: 91
- Number of Counselors: 4
- Senior Class Size: 455
- Facility Information
- Built in 1964
- 60 acre campus (including Murr Field)
- 300,000 square feet school
- 10 portable classrooms
- Accreditation: Northwest Association