GW Community School offers an innovative college preparatory curriculum that emphasizes application of knowledge, not merely assimilation of information. Courses are student-centered and designed to equip students with the skills they will need to succeed in life and in institutes of higher learning. Students will practice peer mediation and develop leadership skills in a structured environment. They will participate in community service activities and benefit by having members of the community participate in school activities.
GWCS Courses & Classes
Honors Courses: Our current honors course offerings include: Physics, American Literature, World Literature I & II and English Senior Seminar.
Advanced Placement Courses: Our current AP course offerings include: U.S. History, Government and Calculus AB. Advanced Placement courses at GWCS are not weighted differently than any other courses. Students may register for and take AP exams even if that course is not offered during the current school year.
*Courses not offered 2013-2014
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The school year consists of four quarters. Up to date grades are communicated weekly to parents and students via emailed status reports. Report cards are emailed to parents and students at the end of each quarter. Final grades are comprised of quarterly grades, midterms and finals. GWCS does not record class rank.
GWCS curriculum meets or exceeds Virginia's Standards of Learning.