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 ยป

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Student Opportunities

Check here for a list of scholarship listings, college fairs, tutoring and counseling, internships, etc. The HSA will update this page frequently, so check in often!

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Winning Arguments at the DC State Moot Court Competition

On September 14, Walls students competed in the DC Marshall-Brennan DC State Moot Court Competition at American University’s Washington College of Law.

The Ultimate Spirit of the Game

Walls’ co-ed Ultimate Frisbee team, the Flightless Bird Squad, has been a growing club team since 2011. Anyone is welcome to play. Read on for more about the sport and how to join the team in the new year!

DCPS Parent Survey | Increasing Instructional Time

DCPS would like parents to complete this survey on the potential for increasing instructional time at DCPS schools.

SWW Science Teacher Receives National Award

Walls science teacher Sydney Bergman recognized with a national service award from the National Association of Biology Teachers.

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