Washington High School was established as part of the Glendale Union High School District in 1955. Along with being ranked among the best high schools in the nation by U.S. News & World Report and Newsweek, Washington is a part of the College Board’s 2013 National Advanced Placement District of the Year. In addition, Washington is rated an “A” school by the Arizona Department of Education. Along with its educational excellence, Washington boasts dozens of opportunities for students to be involved in the community. The Washington High School Interact Club is one of the largest and most active in the country, committing to at least two community service projects a week. Washington High School is located in Phoenix, off 23rd Avenue and Glendale Avenue.