Prospective Students

Our Mission

George Washington High School advances all learners' academic and interpersonal skills through empowering productive members of a global society, actively engaging in innovating and world-changing pursuits, and preparing for success in high school, college, and career. 

Opportunities for Prospective Students

Welcome! We are excited that you are considering George for your high school years. We encourage you to explore our website fully to learn about our academic programs, athletics, clubs, and other exciting opportunities for students.

When you are ready for more we invite to come visit! Below we have outlined the opportunities available to both students and parents to visit our school and get a feel for what life is like at George.

We have re-opened our shadowing program during the second semester for students who have not already shadowed and have not yet chosen George. Due to limited availability, 8th graders who are currently on our roster are not permitted to shadow at this time. Second semester shadows take place on Tuesdays only.


PATRIOT FOR A DAY 2017 date will be announced in August, 2017 Don’t miss your chance to visit GW with your friends and be a Patriot for a Day. Mock school is a great way to interact with teachers, learn about elective programs, and experience George with your friends. You’ll attend abbreviated class periods in all of our core content areas (English, Math, Science, and Social Studies) and experience a taste of our elective offerings such as visual and performing arts, foreign languages, JROTC, Speech and Debate, and many more. This is a wonderful complement to your Shadow Day because you’ll be able to experience the Patriot spirit alongside your friends. This event is capped at 150 students. 

PROSPECTIVE PARENT COFFEES 2017 dates will be announced in August, 2017. Parents, we know you have lots of questions! We would like to invite you to meet current GW parents to hear about their experiences at George. This informal meeting is a chance for you to ask both parents and staff members specific questions about George. Curious about the different levels of courses offered? Ask! Curious what parents think of George? Ask! Just here for the coffee? Come on in!

2017 dates will be announced in August, 2017.

Learn about our academic programs, take a tour, meet the principal, explore electives, and discover student clubs – GW’s open houses are a whirlwind tour of everything George has to offer!

These self guided nights will have a variety of breakout sessions to attend as well as an electives fair and a chance to meet student representatives from GW’s active club community.

No RSVP required.