George Washington High School (Guam)

George Washington High School is a public secondary school located at 298 Washington Drive in Mangilao, in the United States territory of Guam.

George Washington High School
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Location
George Washington High School is located in Guam
George Washington High School
George Washington High School
George Washington High School is located in Pacific Ocean
George Washington High School
George Washington High School
298 Washington Drive


Coordinates13°26′17″N 144°48′21″E / 13.43806°N 144.80583°E / 13.43806; 144.80583Coordinates: 13°26′17″N 144°48′21″E / 13.43806°N 144.80583°E / 13.43806; 144.80583
Information
Opened1965
Grades9-12
Enrollment2,610 (2009-10)
Website

The school, a part of the Guam Department of Education (formerly Guam Public School System), opened in 1965 and serves grades 9 through 12.[1]

As of 2014 the school serves the villages of Mangilao, Agana Heights, Chalan Pago-Ordot, and Sinajana. At the start of this school year, students residing in the villages of Barrigada and Mongmong-Toto-Maite are required to attend Tiyan High School. [2]

Student bodyEdit

During the 2009-2010 school year, the school had 2,610 students. Of them, 1,750 (67%) were Chamorro, 346 (13.3%) were Filipino, 199 (7.6%) were Chuukese, 60 (2.3%) were Palauan, 43 (1.6%) were Yapese, 37 (1.4%) were Others/Mixed, 34 (1.3%) were White non-Hispanic, 32 (1.2%) were Pohnpeian, 17 were from Saipan, 14 were Korean, 13 were other Pacific Islanders (such as Fijians), 12 were African American, 11 were Marshallese, 8 were Chinese, 6 were Hawaiian, 6 were Hispanic, 6 were Kosraen, 5 were from Rota, 3 were Japanese, 3 were Samoan, 2 were Native American/Alaska Natives, 2 were Vietnamese, and 1 was Indonesian.[3]

George Washington High School requires uniforms, along with the rest of the schools under the Guam Public School System.

Notable alumniEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.gdoe.net/rpe/gw_high_report.htm
  2. ^ "Guam's Public High Schools" (). Guam Public School System. Accessed May 27, 2016.
  3. ^ "Profile." George Washington High School. Retrieved on September 3, 2009.

External linksEdit