Because you matter.

Girls Global Academy is the premier training ground for high school girls in the areas of global citizenship, Business and Engineering in Washington, DC. Our program ignites female empowerment and develops their confidence to lead and succeed at the local or global level.

How Would Your Daughter Thrive In A High School Focused On The Unique Needs Of Girls?

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Why Girls Global Academy?

Our founders Karen and Shayne each have over 20 years of experience supporting students transition from middle school to high school. Hear their heart and passion for Why Girls Global!

Why Girls' Schools?

"Girls’ schools are leading the way in STEM education for women in the world. Graduates of girls’ schools are six times more likely to consider majoring in math, science, and technology and three times more likely to consider engineering compared to girls who attended coed schools."

- National Coalition of Girls’ Schools (NCGS)  

In Their Words...

See what people are saying about GGA.

About Our Leadership

“Miss Swift made sure to challenge us, as students, while also ensuring that we knew just how much faith she had in us to excel. This fine balance is what makes her students grow and stand out. It allows students to excel, despite adversities and moments of self-doubt. Seldom will you find an educator, like Miss Swift, who succeeds at maintaining such an environment.”   - Jessica Nolasco, Student

Girls Global Academy Public Charter School
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“Miss Swift made sure to challenge us, as students, while also ensuring that we knew just how much faith she had in us to excel. This fine balance is what makes her students grow and stand out. It allows students to excel, despite adversities and moments of self-doubt. Seldom will you find an educator, like Miss Swift, who succeeds at maintaining such an environment.”   - Jessica Nolasco, Student

Leadership’s Dedication to Service in the Community

“Her words of wisdom and constant guidance has proved that her leadership is pure and rooted in her passion to serve the community -- ensuring any and all students that she is able to teach and mentor are reaching their full potential.” – Jessica Turner, ESOL Specialist
Girls Global Academy Public Charter School
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“Her words of wisdom and constant guidance has proved that her leadership is pure and rooted in her passion to serve the community -- ensuring any and all students that she is able to teach and mentor are reaching their full potential.” – Jessica Turner, ESOL Specialist

Our Students are in Good Hands

“Our students have achieved so much under their direction.  I'm very confident that they will continue putting in 100% to the education of every student placed in their care.”  - Melvin Twine Jr., Art Department Chair
Girls Global Academy Public Charter School
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“Our students have achieved so much under their direction.  I'm very confident that they will continue putting in 100% to the education of every student placed in their care.”  - Melvin Twine Jr., Art Department Chair

The Time is Now

“I'm confident to say that Girls Global Academy will be number one in all contents areas and will excel…because (the school leadership’s) promise of sisterhood, scholarship, service, and safety has already been proven (in their work here.)  Now let them shine for girls in the District of Columbia.” - Tiyika Tonge-Mason, Special Education Para Professional
Girls Global Academy Public Charter School
2020-01-15T02:23:52+00:00
“I'm confident to say that Girls Global Academy will be number one in all contents areas and will excel…because (the school leadership’s) promise of sisterhood, scholarship, service, and safety has already been proven (in their work here.)  Now let them shine for girls in the District of Columbia.” - Tiyika Tonge-Mason, Special Education Para Professional

Can’t Wait to See the Success

“I cannot wait to see the successes of (the) school. I trust (this team) to build a positive, supportive, enriching learning environment for any child, especially young girls who need the kind of academically rigorous and self-positive environment.  I know they can provide.” – Sara Lail
Girls Global Academy Public Charter School
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“I cannot wait to see the successes of (the) school. I trust (this team) to build a positive, supportive, enriching learning environment for any child, especially young girls who need the kind of academically rigorous and self-positive environment.  I know they can provide.” – Sara Lail
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Girls Global Academy Public Charter School

Our Commitment to Students

How She Matters

Our Commitment to Students

How She Matters

Sisterhood

She will have a network of sisters she can rely on for any situation and have a mentor that is interested in her personal success

Scholarship

She will have taken challenging courses that prepare her academically

Service

She will develop leadership skills that will make her an asset to any community she is a part of

Safety

She will really know she matters and can be an advocate for herself and be well

Why Choose Girls Global Academy?

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She will be Challenged

Our curriculum is rigorous. She will be exposed to the IB Career Program, have access to AP courses, internship programs, and a senior research project.
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She will be Heard 

Our small school community is about supporting agency, voice and choice. She will be a part of a sisterhood that empowers her to be heard.

She will be a Leader

Our program develops confident leaders who believe they can succeed. She will engage in service learning projects to develop her passions.

She will be Safe

Our #1 priority is keeping her safe.  She will be in a safe learning environment where she can be who she is supposed to be - herself.
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Let’s Start Your Education!

Our program is designed with the particular needs of girls with readiness and interest as paramount; as a result, it will positively impact all girls. The combination of rigorous academics – with focuses in engineering and business – and supportive community are critical to outcomes for girls. Research suggests that all-girls education positively impacts students’ transitions to college and enhances self-esteem. Girls’ school graduates are also three times more likely to consider engineering careers and six times more likely to consider majoring in math, science and technology than peers from coed schools.

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