George Washington Elementary strives to achieve academic success for all our students through a challenging and engaging curriculum. With high expectations and a strong literacy, math, science, computer science, and writing integration foundation, students are prepared for the challenges of the future as educated, productive, and democratic adult members of society. Washington has partnerships with the Field Museum, IMC, East Side Lions, Vodak Chicago Public Library, Code.org, CS4All, Google, and Chicago Community in Schools. We have classrooms participating in the LEAP Program. The school has won awards and recognition from the State of Illinois, as well as from other organizations. Our school has received Chicago Foundation for Education, SPARK Grant, Donors Choose, Dart Foundation, Meemic Foundation, Arts Grant, OST Grant, and National Excellence in Urban Education Award 2014 and 2015, Code.org, and other grants.