College Readiness at The George Washington University Online High School
Every year high school students from around the country graduate not prepared for what lies ahead. National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education recently reported that nearly 60 percent of incoming freshmen need remedial courses to get them up to speed for college level classes.
Even in Maryland, where the K-12 school system is considered one of the best in the nation, approximately 80 percent of students who graduated and went on to attend a two-year community college needed remediation.
With research like this being surfaced, many young adults and their parents are looking for an educational option that offers rigorous; high-quality courses to help them not only attend, but succeed at the college of their choice. Our award winning curriculum, coupled with personalized college counseling and individualized learning strategies, offers The George Washington University Online High School students an edge they won't find anywhere else.
We partnered with the nationally renowned George Washington University to create and offer a unique online private school that offers an innovative, dynamic, and flexible education, fully individualized to fit the needs of the student.
High-caliber courses customized for the student's needs.
GWUOHS offers over 100 courses individualized for each student, including Comprehensive, Honors, and AP® levels, to meet the needs and interests of diverse learners.
Each student receives an Individualized Academic Plan (IAP), with carefully mapped-out, personalized learning strategies, that reflects their learning style and focus—highlighting strengths and areas of challenge, and giving us insight into their goals and aspirations.
Starting on day one, students receive personalized college counseling that continues on until graduation.
Taking into consideration how daunting researching and applying for colleges can be, personalized college counseling helps each student uncover unique options available based on their own criteria and what's best suited for them academically, physically and socially.
GWUOHS counselors guide each student through the process of researching and finding colleges, selection and applying to the colleges of their choice, and learning the skills that will help them be "college-life" ready.
I wish they had courses when I was in high school that focused on teaching life skills and strategies to make it through college. GWUOHS believes that teaching kids how to thrive in college and beyond is a critical piece of being prepared.
Journeys Symposium is a unique, four-year college—and life—planning course designed to help students develop self-awareness and skills so they graduate "college-life" ready.
Because GWUOHS creates personalized academic plans, regularly assesses each and every student and focuses on their particular strengths and challenges, they are able to ensure their students are on track and college ready. George Washington University Online High School creates and maintains a college-going culture that can make all the difference in their success.