GW Community School

9001 Braddock Rd, Suite 111,
Springfield, VA, 22151-0703
     Tel: (703)978-7208
Grades: 9 - 12 | 56 students
Founded in the summer of 1999, the GW Community School embraces as its mission the development and implementation of a holistic educational program which will develop and optimize the giftedness and intelligence of each student in an in-depth, enriched, and technically advanced college preparatory environment that emphasizes authentic application of knowledge, not merely assimilation of information.
Students will experience academic success and the development of social awareness and responsibility in an atmosphere where all are treated with respect and courtesy.
The GW Community School recognizes the unique contribution of parents, students and community members striving for unity of purpose.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Year Founded 1999

Student Body

Total Students 56 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 11%
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade GW Community School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 8 students
Number of AP Courses 3 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Calculus BC, AP US Government, AP US History  
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $21,900
Tuition Notes Tuition includes take home use of laptop or tablet.
Admissions Associate Cassie Sinichko

Sports

Total Sports Offered 1 sports
Sports BasketballBasketball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Chess, Coyote Robotics, History thru Movies, Pen Pals, Soccer, Student Government Association, Weightlifting, Yearbook Chess, Pen Pals, Soccer, Weightlifting, Yearbook, Coyote Robotics,
History thru Movies,
Student Government Association,

School Notes:

Admissions Process:  GW Community School has rolling admissions.  We keep our class sizes small and want to keep our total enrollment at approximately 55 students therefore we do fill up and have to turn students away.

GW Community School does not host an Open House for prospective families; instead we schedule personal interviews with our Director. If you are interested in learning more about gWCS we recommend the following:

1.  Familiarize yourself with GWCS through our website:  www.gwcommunityschool.com.  If this sparks your interest or stirs up additional questions...

2.  Call GWCS and ask to schedule a prospective interview:  (703) 978-7208.  Prospective interviews include student and parent(s) and last approximately one hour.  You will meet with the Director, Alexa Warden.  She will talk with you about GWCS, answer any of your questions, ask you questions and show you around the school including visiting classes that are insession at the time, interacting with students and teachers.

3.  Submit an application complete with writing sample, photo and application fee.

4.  Once application material has been received you will be notified of our decision by mail within two to three weeks.

Profile last updated: 08/30/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Best Academy (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Best Academy (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Braddock Road KinderCare (0.8 miles away)
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  • SpringfieldBest Academy
    Special Program Emphasis
    9001 Braddock Rd Ste 200
    SpringfieldVA22151
    (703)978-0008
    Special Program Emphasis
    0 mi | 147 students | Gr. 1-12                      
  • AnnandaleHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Holy Spirit School
      (Roman Catholic)
    8800 Braddock Rd
    AnnandaleVA22003
    (703)978-7117
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.2 mi | 380 students | Gr. K-9                      
  • BurkeBraddock Road KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    9328 Braddock Road
    BurkeVA22015
    (703)425-8008
    Daycare / Preschool
    0.8 mi | n/a students | Gr. NS-PK                      
  • FairfaxMark Of Excellence
    Daycare / Preschool  (Christian)
    4100 Hunt Rd
    FairfaxVA22032
    (703)323-0165
    Daycare / Preschool  (Christian)
    1.8 mi | 3 students | Gr. K                      
  • SpringfieldThe Dominion School
    Special Education School
    8000 Forbes Pl Ste 102
    SpringfieldVA22151
    (703)321-9091
    Special Education School
    1.8 mi | 16 students | Gr. 8-12                      

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