About our School

Mission Statement  

The mission of Washburn School, in partnership with family and community,is to create a safe,positive learning environment for all students to exceed mandated academic standards and become respectful, responsible, productive citizens ready to meet the challenges of an ever changing world.

About Our School and Area

We believe:

  • Students learn best in a safe, positive environment.
  • All students are capable of learning and should be held to high expectations, curriculum, instructional, and assessment practices should be driven by individual students needs and based on research-proven practices that maximize teaching and learning.
  • School, home ,and community should use data to make decisions and establish school policies.

 There are seventy-four teachers and staff that strive to teach and aid 560 students each day.

Founded in 1931 Washburn High School was and still is the only operating public school in northern Grainger County. The Washburn School complex is a Pre-Kindergarten through twelfth grade school. Washburn School is home to the Washburn Pirates, that participate in many sports such as basketball,baseball, softball, and cross country. Along with extracurricular activities and clubs such as;Future Business Leaders of America(FBLA) Skills USA,  Family, Career and Community Leaders of America(FCCLA), Bass Club, Beta Club, etc.

Be Ready
And Responsible
At Washburn School and have a good day! ~ Mrs. Mac


By: Dillon R., Kalynne W., and Zavoy W.