school-without-walls-dcA 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 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:

Want to Go to India or Australia?

Two new student travel opportunities have been added to the growing list of exciting trips planned for this year. The first is a trip to India in February, and the second is a trip to Australia in April. Check out the International Travel page for more details about these trips as well as trips to Read more »

Support the Walls Yearbook

There are three ways you can help support the 2014-2015 yearbook: Submit Photos: Students and parents, would you like to have one of your photographs published in the yearbook? If you have pictures from school events that you would like to submit for consideration, please visit The website will ask for our school project Read more »

Brazilian Educators Visit Walls

Starting on September 15, SWWHS is welcoming 28 Brazilian teachers and administrators on a 10-day study tour of schools and of U.S. government agencies and NGOs involved in education. Their aim is to learn how U.S. educators work to improve student performance, lower dropout rates, and increase instructional effectiveness. As a high-performing public magnet school Read more »

Scholarship Fair – September 20

The College Scholarship Fair, sponsored by the Latino Student Fund, is a free event for all 8th- to 12th-grade students from DC and the suburbs. Representatives of the Gates Millennium Scholarship Program, the POSSE Foundation, Coca Cola, DCTAG, Herb Block, and other scholarship providers will attend. The fair will run from 1 to 3 pm Read more »

‘Tis the Season for College Info Meetings

Here’s a very good reason for your junior or senior* student to take advantage of Walls’ Naviance site: to learn about and register for college informational sessions held every week for the next several months. Dates, times, and locations for each meeting are available on the Naviance site (users must be signed in to access the Read more »

Read the archives »