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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_photo2
for 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 Associates of Arts degree from GW. Learn more »

The Latest News:

Walls Rates as #1 DC Public High School

Once again, SWW has gotten tip-top grades from the review of public high schools conducted annually by US News and World Report. Bravo to teachers, staff, and students! Our school rates first among all DC public and charter high schools–Banneker is #2–and has been designated a Gold Medal School. Among all public high schools in Read more »

Read “Penguin Nation” for All of the News

Read Penguin Nation for the weekly roundup of SWW news, activities, college visits, scholarship and community service opportunities, events, etc. You can view the weekly edition here, along with the archive of past editions. To have it e-mailed to you directly, send a request to mjdadian2004@yahoo.com.  

SWW Student Creativity Featured at Dept. of Ed

The work of Walls artists and filmmakers was on display at the annual Department of Education Student Art Exhibit Program, which opened on March 4 and closes at the end of April. DC public schools were in the limelight this year, featuring schools with special partnerships, such as ours with GWU. One of Walls’ contributions Read more »

Students Reflect on Selma

In conjunction with Black History Month, Walls students took a field trip to see the film Selma. Our A.P. U.S. History students reflected on how the film connected to their curriculum. Selma connected really well with AP US History (APUSH), especially in regards to the South and what it was like during the Civil Rights Read more »

Walls Vocalists in Top 10 at City Arts Competition

Senior Jadian Headly has been selected as one of the 10 finalists to perform at the DC-Capitals Stars gala for the performing arts for 2015! Jadian will compete for a $10,000 college scholarship at the 7th annual showcase at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Wednesday, April 1 at 7pm. Click here for more information. Read more »

Debate Team Starts 2015 at the Top

January was a winning month for the Walls debate team! At the Jan. 17 debate tournament of the Washington-Arlington Catholic Forensic League Public Forum, students from 18 regional schools debated the topic, “Resolved: UN peacekeepers should have the power to engage in offensive operations.” Seven Walls teams competed including: Mahler Revsine and Noa RosinPlot placed Read more »

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