Special and Citywide Admission Programs Within Other High Schools

George Washington Pre-International Baccalaureate Diploma Program

Mission Statement:
This program is a demanding 2-year international program that meets the needs of highly motivated 11th and 12th graders and leads to an internationally recognized diploma. In 9th and 10th grades, students will have a full roster of advanced and honors classes so that they will be adequately prepared for the expectations of the Diploma Program years. To earn an IB diploma, students must take a challenging liberal arts course of studies and pass examinations in six academic subjects. Additionally, students are required to take the Theory of Knowledge course that investigates the nature of knowledge in various disciplines; participate in Creativity, Action, Service to achieve eight learning outcomes, undertake original research, and write an extended essay (4,000 words). Students successfully completing the program earn a George Washington High School diploma in addition to the internationally recognized IB diploma.
Contact Information
10175 Bustleton Ave., 19116
Gene T. Jones, Principal
Enrollment and Demographics
Type of School:Special and Citywide Admission Programs Within Other High Schools
Grades Served: 9-12
Admission Reqs: As and Bs on most recent final report card; 85th percentile or higher on standardized tests; excellent attendance and punctuality; no negative disciplinary reports

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