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Shorewood High School 2023-2024 Profile

Full PDF:  Shorewood High School Profile 2023-24

SHORELINE SCHOOL DISTRICT

Directly north of Seattle city limits, Shoreline is home to over 56,800 people. 9538 students in the Shoreline School District attend two four-year high schools, two middle schools and nine elementary schools.

SCHOOL INFORMATION

Shorewood is a comprehensive high school with programs for a wide range of students with specific academic needs and learning style differences.

  • 1540 students in grades 9-12 (2022-23)

  • 89% 4-year cohort graduation rate (2022)

  • 80% of graduates enroll in college, 51% of those in four-year colleges and universities

  • WIAA League: WESCO 3A

  • Free and Reduced Lunch 26.9%; Low Income 31.0%

  • Special Education (IEP) 10.9%

  • Demographics: African American/Black 9.0%; American Indian/Alaska Native 0.4%; Asian 13.5%; Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.8%; Hispanic/Latino 17.0%; Multiracial 11.8%; White 47.5%.

  • More than 25% of students speak a World Language other than English at home 

STAFF

  • 88 Certificated Teachers; 13.8 year avg experience 
  • 77.0% have Masters Degrees
  • 31.0% National Board Certified
  • 5.2 Counselors, 325/1 Ratio
  • College & Career Counseling Services

 

COVID-19 IMPACTS

In Spring of 2020, we were on a remote model from March through June. 2020-21 was a remote instruction model on a 3x3 schedule. Students took a 3 period schedule with 0.5 credit per quarter. In April 2021, 52% of students returned to in-person learning with low density half day attendance. We opened for full-time instruction at full occupancy in September 2021 with modifications.

 

SCHOOL HONORS

Silver Award Winner, US News and World Report Best High Schools 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017

 

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

Each semester class earns .50 credit. 24 credits are required for graduation, distributed as follows:

  • 4.0 English credits
  • 3.0 Social Studies credits
  • 3.0 Science credits
  • 3.0 Math credits (in Algebra I and above)
  • 2.0 Physical Education/Health credits 
  • 2.0* Fine Arts credit
  • 2.0* World Language credit
  • 1.0 Occupational/CTE/Voc credit
  • 4.0 Elective credits

*1.0 may be substituted w/ personalized pathway course

Additional Requirement:  High School &  Beyond Plan - WA State Requirement 

 

ACADEMIC PROGRAM

During full in-person instruction, students typically take six classes per 90-day semester and earn six credits per year on a modified block schedule. All students are issued Chromebooks.

 

PROGRAMS

  • 85.7% of students took a dual credit course
  • Advanced Placement (AP) Courses: 18
  • Advancement via Individual Determination (AVID) offered one class per grade
  • Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses include: Anatomy & Physiology, Culinary Arts, Jewelry/ Metals, Auto Shop, Business Education, Marketing, Robotics, Introduction to Computer Science, AP Psychology (CTE), AP Computer Science Principles, AP Computer Science A. Some of these courses also have an option for Dual Credit with Shoreline Community College.
  • Multilingual Learners
  • Running Start, a Washington dual-enrollment program, offered to eligible high school juniors and seniors. One 5-credit community college course = 1.0 high school credit. 
  • University of Washington (UW) in the High School offers rigorous courses with optional dual enrollment.

 

ATHLETICS & ACTIVITIES

We offer 17 sports and 60 clubs during full operations.

 

AP, HONORS, AND DUAL ENROLLMENT COURSES

All courses are open enrollment. Courses listed run when there is sufficient enrollment. See full course catalog.

Art

  • AP Studio Art 2D/ 3D* 
  • AP Studio Art/ Photography

Business

  • AP Economics Macro/ Micro
  • Marketing‡ 

Career & Technical

  • AP Computer Science Principles
  • AP Computer Science A

English

  • Honors English 9, 10 
  • AP English Language 
  • AP English Literature 
  • AP Research
  • AP Seminar

Mathematics

  • UW Pre-Calculus* 
  • AP Calculus AB 
  • AP Calculus BC 
  • AP Statistics

Social Studies

  • AP World History Modern 
  • AP US History
  • AP Psychology

World Languages

  • AP French
  • AP Spanish
  • AP Japanese
  • UW Japanese 113*
  • UW Japanese 211* 

Science

  • Anatomy & Physiology‡ 
  • UW Atmospheric Science  & Global Climate Change* 
  • Biotechnology‡
  • Honors Biology
  • Honors Chemistry
  • AP Biology
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP Environmental Science 
  • AP Physics 1
  • AP Physics 2
  • UW Astronomy 101^*

*University of Washington College in the High School

‡Dual credit with Shoreline Community College

*Course taken at Shorecrest High School

 

GRADING

As of September 2021, we have returned to Washington State standard grading. GPAs are unweighted. Class rank is not calculated.

For Spring 2020, students earned grades on an A-D scale; no Fs were issued per Washington State directive. 2020-2021 grading continued the no F policy began during the period of closure and used NC when a student was not able to complete a course. 

  • A 4.0 Superior 
  • A- 3.7 Excellent
  • B+ 3.3 Outstanding
  • B 3.0 High Average
  • B- 2.7 Above average
  • C+ 2.3 Average Plus
  • C 2.0 Average
  • C- 1.7 Low Average
  • D+ 1.3 Below Average
  • D 1.0 Min Passing
  • F 0.0 Fail No Credit
  • P 0.0  Pass (not in GPA)
  • NC No credit, not in GPA

DISCIPLINARY RECORDS

Policy prohibits disclosure of student disciplinary records.

 

CONTACT

For information not listed or questions about a transcript, please contact the counselor. 

Counseling Department Main Office     206.393.6122 

Shorewood High School Counseling Department 

Shorewood High School Office      206.393.4372

17300 Fremont Avenue North Shoreline, WA 98133 

shorewood.ssd412.org 

 

COLLEGE PLACEMENT

A sampling of our graduates’ current colleges:

  • Arizona State University
  • Babson College
  • Baylor University
  • Bellevue College
  • Bellingham Technical College
  • Boise State University 
  • Brandeis University
  • California Polytechnic University 
  • Carleton College
  • Central Washington University 
  • Chapman University
  • Colorado School of Mines
  • Colorado State University
  • Dickinson College
  • Drexel University
  • Eckerd College
  • Edmonds College 
  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Prescott
  • Gonzaga University
  • Grand Canyon University
  • Howard University
  • Illinois Institute of Technology
  • International Christian Tokyo
  • John Cabot University in Rome
  • Lake Washington Institute of Technology
  • Lewis & Clark College
  • Maine Maritime Academy
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Montana State University
  • Muhlenberg College 
  • Northeastern University 
  • Occidental College
  • Oregon State University 
  • Pacific Lutheran University
  • Pomona College 
  • Princeton University
  • Reed College
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Rhode Island School of Design
  • Rose Hulman Institute of Technology
  • Santa Clara University
  • Seattle Colleges
  • Seattle Pacific University 
  • Seattle University
  • Shoreline Community College
  • Smith College 
  • St. Olaf College 
  • Stanford University 
  • Texas A&M University
  • US Air Force Academy
  • US Coast Guard Academy
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks 
  • University of British Columbia
  • University of California Berkeley
  • University of California Los Angeles
  • University of Colorado Boulder
  • University of Idaho
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst 
  • University of Minnesota
  • University of Nebraska Lincoln
  • University of Nevada Las Vegas
  • University of Notre Dame 
  • University of Southern California 
  • University of Oregon
  • University of Puget Sound
  • University of Redlands 
  • University of Rochester
  • University of San Diego
  • University of Southern California
  • University of Victoria
  • University of Washington Bothell
  • University of Washington Seattle
  • Washington State University
  • Washington University in St. Louis 
  • Wellesley College
  • Western Washington University 
  • Whitman College
  • Whitworth University
  • Yale University

TEST RESULTS  

Exam availability affected by COVID-19 and regional colleges’ Test Optional policies.  

SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test)

SAT Summary
Class ERW Math National
2020 541 538 528/523
2021 n/a n/a n/a
2022 554 543 488/470
2023 627 614 509/491

 

ACT American College Testing

ACT Summary
Year Composite National Average
2020 22.9 20.6
2021 25.2 20.3
2022 27.2 20.6
2023 25.5 21.0

 

National Merit Scholars 

National Merit Scholars
Class Commended Semifinalists Finalists
2020 7    
2021 4 3  
2022   3 3
2023 6 2 2

 

Advanced Placement (AP) Exam Spring 2023

AP Exams Spring 2023
Total AP Students 433
Number of Exams 874
AP Students with 3+ 672
% of Total AP Students with 3+ 75%