About the School

Washington Union High School, founded in 1892, is the oldest high school in Fresno County, California. The school district encompasses roughly 90-square miles in the heart of the central San Joaquin Valley. The student body is ethnically diverse.


Washington Union is a student-centered high school which promotes a nurturing environment where students can learn and prepare for the future.


Great futures begin at Washington Union High School, a place where all students are educated and empowered for success.



All Washington Union High School Graduates will be:

Academically Successful-

  • Demonstrate a connection between education and life by using comprehensive skills in reading, writing, oral communication, mathematics and critical thinking to solve personal, community and global problems.  By doing so, each student will leave WUHS with skills needed to succeed in college and/or career.

Responsible Citizens-

  • Demonstrate: positive character traits that contribute to the quality of the school and community, an understanding of world viewpoints,  the interpersonal skills necessary to work collaboratively in a diverse setting.

Part of an Engaged Campus-

  • Students, staff and parents work together to promote membership in the classroom, athletics, campus clubs, extra-curricular activities and leadership teams to strengthen the campus culture.

Core Values

Learn, Adapt, Persevere

Washington Union High School