George Washington High School is located in Denver , Colorado , United States. GW is a large urban high school serving grades 9-12. It is one of the Denver Public Schools system.

Demographics

The demographic breakdown of the 1,424 students enrolled in 2013-14 was:

  • Male - 45.3%
  • Female - 54.7%
  • Native American/Alaskan - 0.5%
  • Asian/Pacific islanders - 5.5%
  • Black - 30.5%
  • Hispanic - 31.5%
  • White - 27.2%
  • Multiracial - 4.8%

55.1% of the students were eligible for free or reduced-price lunches . [21]

Extracurricular activities

The school newspaper is The George Washington Surveyor , which is part of the High School National Ad Network . The paper got its name from president George Washington's lifelong association with geography and cartography. The Surveyor was the winner of the National Pacemaker Award from the National Scholastic Press Association in 2007, 2008, and 2009. [8]

Notable alumni