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George Washington High School

PHONE: (215) 400-3100 SCHOOL TYPE: Public District Neighborhood GRADES: 9-12 ENROLLMENT: 1410

Fast Facts

  • Principal

    Ms. Susan Thompson

  • Phone Number

    (215) 400-3100

  • Website

  • Neighborhood

    Somerton

  • SEPTA Routes

    Bus (58, 67)

  • Preschool/Daycare

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  • Application Deadline

    2021-11-21

  • Tuition

  • Uniform

    No Data Reported

  • Extended Day

  • Graduation Rate

    71%

Mission

The mission of the George Washington High School is to provide all students with learning opportunities that match their abilities and desired outcomes through the International Baccalaureate Program, AP coursework, dual enrollment, internships, apprenticeship programs, hands-on learning activities and industry recognized certifications with 21st century skills. The George Washington staff is committed to preparing, ensuring and empowering all students of diverse backgrounds to achieve their full intellectual and social potential in order to become lifelong learners and productive members of society.

Points Of Pride

Students from 67 countries; 28 languages spoken. Mayor's Office of Education Community School; robust International Baccalaureate Program; Award winning DECA chapter, Wide range of AP courses, Dual Enrollment Programs with 4 post-secondary institutions; extensive elective choices and levels; Aspen Challenge Winners 2017; Peer Group Connection program; championship sports teams, Redesign for career/college readiness for all. We are committed to supporting our graduates with college credits prior to enrolling in college.

Admissions Policy

Serves students from catchment area. Students from outside catchment are selected in the lottery.

Accreditations and Honors

Middle States Certification, 2011

Hours of Operation

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