More about this school

  • School Type

    High School, 9-12
  • Estimated Enrollment

    2090
  • Principal

    • Susan Saunders
  • Assistant Principal

    • Paul Fan
    • Erin Lynch
    • John Schlauraff
  • Hours

    Mo - Tu: 7:33 am-3:12 pm
    We: 7:33 am-2:30 pm
    Th: 7:35 am-2:30 pm
    Fr: 7:33 am-3:12 pm
  • School Tour

    October through January, Tuesday and Friday mornings. Please call the school to sign up for a tour or for shadowing.

  • Neighborhood

    Outer Richmond
  • School Meals

    Breakfast, Lunch, After School Supper
  • School Code

    571
Overview
  • About George Washington High School

    George Washington offers its students an outstanding comprehensive education in a culturally rich environment. Students can choose from more than 100 course offerings, with 52 sections of honors and AP classes. Students at George Washington also have the opportunity to tap into a network of more than 50 campus clubs and student groups and a full inter-scholastic athletic program, with 22 teams in 15 sports. Washington has an active Beacon program, Wellness center, Parent Teacher Student Association, and alumni association.

    George Washington High School provides a learning environment that is safe and secure, promotes high academic and ethical standards, and prepares all students to become successful lifelong learners in a global, multicultural society. We believe that equity means not only providing equal access to school resources, but providing appropriate support so all students can take advantage of all resources. We encourage our students to explore every academic opportunity available.

    Our school mission is that every George Washington High School student will be a lifelong learner who can think critically with a social conscience, and strive to reach their full potential while maintaining mental and physical health. Students will grow to be resilient, productive, and contributing members of their communities. Our school wide learning outcomes are aligned with the SFUSD Vision 20205: Graduate Profile.

Programs
  • After School Programs

    Beacon Center Program on Campus 3:30-9:00 p.m. Provides after school and evening enrichment for students and adults. Washington High School ExCEL Program (415) 750-8554
  • Language Programs

    • Newcomer Pathway - all languages
  • Special Education Programs

    • Resource Specialist services
    • Separate class - Mild/moderate
    • Separate class - Moderate/severe
    • Separate class - Social-emotional/behavioral enhanced classroom (SOAR)
  • School Day Academic Enrichment

    • Tutoring in school
    • Advanced Placement (AP) classes
    • Career Technical Education (CTE) Academies
    • College classes at CCSF or SFSU
    • Credit recovery
  • Arts Enrichment

    • Performing arts
    • Media arts
    • Orchestra
    • Visual arts
    • Band
    • Ceramics
    • Choir
    • Dance
    • Drama
  • Athletics

    • Badminton
    • Volleyball
    • Track and Field
    • Tennis
    • Swimming
    • Spirit Squad
    • Softball
    • Soccer
    • Baseball
    • Golf
    • Football
    • Flag football
    • Fencing
    • Cross country
    • Basketball
    • Wrestling
  • Student Support Programs

    • Social worker
    • On-site nurse
    • Health and wellness center
    • Family liaison
    • Counselor
    • AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination)
  • Career Technical Education Academies

    • Hospitality, Travel and Tourism
    • Transportation
  • College Counseling

    • Academic counseling
    • Cash for College or Financial Aid Night
    • College and/or career counseling
    • College and/or career fair
    • College application workshops
    • College tours and visits
    • Japanese Community Youth Council (JCYC)
    • Personal statement workshops
    • SFUSD Plan Ahead curriculum
    • uAspire
School Data
  • 2017-2018 School Accountability Highlights

    Published annually by SFUSD to provide access to key data points and three-year trends related to student achievement and school culture-climate. The highlights are available in English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Filipino, and Vietnamese.
  • 2017-2018 School Accountability Report Card (SARC)

    School Accountability Report Cards (SARCs) are required by state law and are intended to provide families with important information about each public school.
  • 2018-2020 Balanced Scorecard (BSC)

    A two-year plan each school creates with families, students and community members that details the school's goals and priorities.
  • 2017-2018 Social-Emotional and Culture Climate Report

    SFUSD annually surveys families and school staff on a range of school climate indicators that have been found to predict positive student academic achievement. The social-emotional learning of students in grades 4-12 is also assessed.
Contact Info
  • Address

    600 32nd Avenue, San Francisco, CA, 94121
  • Phone Number

    415-750-8400
  • Fax Number

    415-750-8417
  • Email

    gwhs@sfusd.edu
  • Website

George Washington High School

Grades 9-12

600 32nd Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94121

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M,T,F 7:33am-3:12pm; W 7:33am-2:30pm; Th 7:35-2:30