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About This School

George Washington Community High School (9-12) is a public high school in Indianapolis. The principal of George Washington Community High School (9-12) is Mrs. Linda Gagyi and can be contacted at Gagyil@myips.org. 1,100 children attend George Washington Community High School (9-12) and identify primarily as Multiracial; White, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. 16% of the George Washington Community High School (9-12) students are "limited in English proficiency." 76% of the 1,100 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at George Washington Community High School (9-12) is 14:1. Providence Cristo Rey High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Drawing painting
  • Languages Taught

    • French
    • Latin
    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • Cross country
    • Football
    • Martial arts self defense
    • P.E. classes
    • Soccer
    • Swimming
    • Track
    • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Multiracial 4% 5%
White, non-Hispanic 36% 21%
Hispanic 31% 20%
Black, non-Hispanic 28% 53%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.4% 0.1%
Asian 0.4% 0.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0.01%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 76% 84%
Limited English proficiency 16% 14%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    GWCHS made me realize the importance of friendship and it's still sad that I had to leave. -TaylorCarnes

  • (1 year ago)

    The attitudes of some of the students is pretty bad. Hard to make friends. It can get lonesome. I wouldn't consider the school a friendly environment because of the students.

  • (4 years ago)

    The continentals provided me a great stepping stone for my educational career! Thank you George Washington Community High School for believing in me and supporting me.

  • (4 years ago)

    While it does have it hallenges GWCHS has seen steady improvement and had a very strong community involvment

  • (5 years ago)

    I love the jrotc program at george washington.it is the best thing that could happen to me

  • (7 years ago)

    Thank you for the ROTC program! The best thing to happen in any IPS school. Congratulations on offering it while many public schools don't. I also don't believe any 'magnet' schools do either. Thank You! Barbara Contreras

  • (8 years ago)

    I have two children there. Need more staff in halls . They never come out of their rooms. And I see why.

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