Academics at GWUOHS

Our instructors inspire students to value hard work, love learning, be compassionate, and uphold high personal expectations. Through intensive, interactive online instruction, the GWUOHS experience prepares students to contribute significantly, responsibly, and respectfully to a global society.
In addition to the core curriculum, GWUOHS offers students an opportunity to pursue their interests. Upper-level students can declare an area of concentration: science and technology, entrepreneurship, liberal arts, or design their own. In addition, all students take the unique, four-year-long Journeys Symposium, which helps them establish academic, social, and emotional skills.

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The GWUOHS Academic Experience

The academic experience at The George Washington University Online High School (GWUOHS) prepares students for college and beyond by delivering rigorous, engaging courses that allow them to become thoughtful, critical, and reflective with the highest degree of integrity.

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GWUOHS uses the K12 curriculum, renowned for its rigorous, research-driven design, compelling interactivity, and ease of use.

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High School Program

We provide a rigorous college-preparatory curriculum that includes challenging courses and opportunities for students to explore their interests.

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Middle School Program

Our middle school program serves grade 8 students who want to cultivate and sustain a strong work ethic to prepare for success in high school and beyond.

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Graduation Requirements

There are several requirements for receiving a GWUOHS diploma, including credits across various subjects and completing an area of concentration.

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Academic Offerings Unique to GWUOHS

GWUOHS was designed for high-achieving students seeking a rigorous education, preparation for acceptance into top-tier universities, and a level of flexibility and independence that traditional schools cannot offer them.

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The Journeys Symposium

This is a unique course sequence that takes students through a process of self-discovery, leading to a fulfilling high school experience.

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The Capstone Project

Seniors at GWUOHS work to complete a capstone project over the course of their last year on a topic of their choosing.

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Individualized Academic Planning & Support

High school students at GWUOHS receive highly personalized and individualized attention and support from their academic advisors and college counselors.

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Summer Courses & Programs

GWUOHS offers several summer courses, including pre-college programs with George Washington University and a travel program for our students.

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The Part-Time Program

For qualified students not enrolled in our full-time program, we offer a flexible part-time program to help each student on their unique journey.

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How Online Learning Works

Students at GWUOHS go to school online using our robust learning management system that hosts online courses and course management tools for students, teachers, and parents.

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