George Washington High School (Chicago)

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George Washington High School
3535 E. 114th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60617
United States
Coordinates 41°41′15″N 87°32′18″W / 41.6874°N 87.5384°W / 41.6874; -87.5384Coordinates: 41°41′15″N 87°32′18″W / 41.6874°N 87.5384°W / 41.6874; -87.5384
School type Public Secondary
School district Chicago Public Schools
Principal Kevin J. Gallick
Grades 912
Gender Coed
Enrollment 1,430 (2015–16)[1]
Campus type Urban
Color(s)     Red
Athletics conference Chicago Public League
Team name Patriots
Accreditation North Central Association of Colleges and Schools [2]

George Washington High School is a public 4–year high school located in the East Side neighborhood on the far southeast side of Chicago, Illinois, United States. Washington is operated by the Chicago Public Schools district. Washington serves the students of nearby neighborhoods: Hegewisch, South Deering. The school is named for the first President of the United States, George Washington.


Washington competes in the Chicago Public League (CPL) and is a member of the Illinois High School Association (IHSA). Washington sport teams are nicknamed Patriots. The boys' basketball team were regional champions in 2005–06 and 2006–07. The boys' soccer team won regional championships in 2009–10 and 2010–11. The girls' basketball team were Public League champions in 1990–91 and 1999–2000. The boys soccer team won state championship in 2012–13.[3]


  1. ^ Chicago Public Schools: Washington
  2. ^ "Institution Summary for Washington High School". AdvancED profile. North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement. Retrieved 3 September 2012. 
  3. ^ IHSA Chicago Washington

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