George Washington University Online High School

George Washington University Online High School (GWUOHS) is an online college preparatory academy for motivated students who are willing to be challenged to become the best students and persons they can be.
Students seeking admission to top-tier universities benefit from the outstanding college prep curriculum, coupled with extensive teacher support, and personalized step-by-step college counseling.
The mission of The George Washington University Online High School is to educate and inspire academically talented and motivated students who value hard work, integrity, appreciation of diversity, love of learning, compassion, and high personal expectations. GWUOHS prepares students to contribute significantly, responsibly, and respectfully in a global society.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked VA School
  • School Type: Online School
  • Grades: 8-12
  • Enrollment: 415 students
  • State Accredited: Yes
  • Live Instruction: Yes
  • Rolling Enrollment: No
  • Yearly Tuition: $12,000
  • Acceptance rate: 60%
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: Aug. 31
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

George Washington University Online High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Virginia for:

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Attribute

School Overview

School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 8-12
Year Founded
2011
State Accredited Program
Yes
Accreditation Notes
The George Washington University Online High School is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools.
Personalized Content
Yes
Live Instruction
Yes
Rolling Enrollment
No
Flexible Class Schedule
Yes
Accelerated Offerings
No
Classes for Credit/Part Time Options
Yes
Dedicated College Counselor
Yes
Tutoring/Mentoring
Yes
Community Clubs/Activities Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
415 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
George Washington University Online High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
72%
Average Class Size
25 students
Number of AP Courses
14 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Chemistry, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP French Language, AP Macroeconomics, AP Microeconomics, AP Psychology, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Statistics, AP U.S. Government and Politics, AP U.S. History, AP World History
Average SAT score
1260
Average ACT score
28
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Aug. 31
Yearly Tuition Cost
$12,000
Tuition Notes
Tuition varies by grade level. $12,000 annual tuition for full-time high school students. $10,500 annual tuition for full-time middle school students. $1,200 Individual AP Courses (1 semester courses) PT HS = $2000 per 2-semester course, $1000 per 1-semester course PT MS = $1750 per 2-semester course, $875 per 1-semester course
Acceptance Rate
60%

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
45 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Amnesty International, Arts and Animation Club, Baking Club, Book Club, Chess Club, Cybersecurity Club, Debate Club, Diversity and Inclusion Club, Environmental Club, Film Club, French Club, French Honor Society, Gaming Club, Global Cafe, GW Medical Team, Law Club, Learn2Serve, LGBTQ Alliance, Magic of Animation Club, Math Lab, Meditation Club, Mental Health Club, Model UN, National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, News Show, Peer Mentor & Leader Program, Philosophy Club, Photography Club, Plant Life Club, Programming Club, Spanish Honor Society, Spanish Tutoring Lab, Sports Club, Stem Club, Student Council, Study Buddies, The Finer Things Club, The GW Student Newspaper and Yearbook, USA Bio Olympiad Club, Women's Empowerment Club, World Language Immersion Lab, Writing Lab, Young Entrepreneur and Stocks Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Performing Arts

School Notes

  • George Washington University Online High School (GWUOHS) is a private school for academically talented students in grades 8-12 who seek a rigorous yet flexible college preparatory program and are motivated to prepare for a life in which they can contribute significantly, responsibly, and respectfully in a global society.
  • Combining a college prep curriculum with small class sizes and intensive college counseling, our students receive a flexible, individualized education attuned to their own needs and goals.
  • The George Washington University Online High School is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools.Our parents and students have the right to expect that our school provides a high-quality education endorsed by the education world. As an accredited school, GWUOHS offers courses and a U.S. diploma accepted by schools, colleges, universities, and employers across the globe.
  • The school is a partnership between the nationally renowned George Washington University and Stride K12, the leading provider of online education in the US and around the world.
  • Our engaging, interactive curriculum has received numerous awards, and is designed by some of the finest minds in education. Our teachers are selected based on deep expertise in their disciplines and are trained to teach online and provide individual attention to each of our students.
  • GWUOHS students work with each other, instructors, counselors, and academic advisers to achieve their goals. Beyond academics, students also engage in multiple clubs, share their interests, passions, and ideas, and support each other through online discussions and group projects. The success of this school will be evident every day in the academic stimulation that students experience, as they are challenged to reach their highest potential and follow our school's honor code.
  • Full-Time and Part-Time Enrollment available.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does George Washington University Online High School cost?
George Washington University Online High School's tuition is approximately $12,000 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of George Washington University Online High School?
The acceptance rate of George Washington University Online High School is 60%, which is lower than the national average of 83%. George Washington University Online High School's acceptance rate is ranked among the top private schools in Virginia with low acceptance rates.
What is George Washington University Online High School's ranking?
George Washington University Online High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Virginia for: Lowest average acceptance rates, Largest student body and Most extracurriculars offered.
When is the application deadline for George Washington University Online High School?
The application deadline for George Washington University Online High School is Aug. 31.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked VA School
  • School Type: Online School
  • Grades: 8-12
  • Enrollment: 415 students
  • State Accredited: Yes
  • Live Instruction: Yes
  • Rolling Enrollment: No
  • Yearly Tuition: $12,000
  • Acceptance rate: 60%
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: Aug. 31
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Loudoun County, VA is $18,159 for elementary schools and $23,627 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Loudoun County, VA is 74% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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