A new approach to schools

The School Without Walls High School is located in Washington, D.C. on the campus of George Washington University. The collegiate environment is a result of the long-term partnership with the university that has yielded many benefits SWW_entrance_photo2for both communities. The newest manifestation of this partnership is the joint Associate of Arts program. Select students can spend their junior and senior years as full-time George Washington University students and earn both a high school diploma from School Without Walls and an Associate of Arts degree from GW. Learn more »

The Latest News:

Admissions Requirements and Timeline for SY 2017 – 2018

Information on the admissions requirements and timeline for SY 2017 – 2018 is now  available, on the Admissions section of the website.

Honors Bump Update

During the November 2 LSAT meeting, Mr. Trogisch presented the status of the school’s efforts regarding honors credits for classes.  The paperwork has been submitted and he is awaiting word from DCPS. See the draft minutes here pending final approval of the LSAT.

Student Opportunities

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Walls girls soccer game playoff

I spirited group of parents and fellow Penguin students cheered the Walls girls soccer team last week in the District of Columbia high school girls championship against Wilson High School. Despite a valiant effort, the Walls team lost to Wilson 6-0, though that meant that the team came in 2nd citywide. A very impressive season! Read more »

Walls Homecoming Dance Huge Success

Nearly 400 Walls students from all four grades came out to dance, socialize and have fun at the annual Homecoming Dance last Friday (Oct 28). The event, which is organized by the school administration and staff, was a huge success and was attended by a wide variety of students from all grades and backgrounds. The Read more »

Perfect Weather for Ward 5, 6 family parties

The Ward 5 and 6 picnics attracted huge crowds of Walls parents and students this past Sunday who were eager to spend a few hours outdoors in the unusually pleasant 75 degree afternoon. More than 100 people attended the Ward 6 party which was held in a tidy triangle park bordered by 9th Street and Read more »

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