Colegio Jorge Washington is a private, non-profit, co-educational, N-12 school offering the best of a dual American/Colombian educational system since 1952. Current school-wide enrollment is just over 790 students from various nationalities. Our modern purpose-built 20-hectare campus was completed in 2009. It is located just 20 minutes from the heart of the city and contains three independent wings for Elementary, Middle School and High School. Our Montessori Preschool facility is located in the city within close proximity to residential neighborhoods.
We bring together motivated students, dedicated staff, and committed parents to fulfill our mission and provide a quality college-preparatory program. COJOWA’s new strategic plan is guided by our community’s shared vision and goals:
Cartagena was founded in 1533 and is located on the Caribbean Coast in northern Colombia. It is the fifth-largest city in the country. Today, beautiful colonial mansions and fortresses have been transformed into shops, museums, and international dining experiences. In 1984 Cartagena's colonial walled city and old world-style plazas were designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. With its cobblestone streets and historic architecture, Cartagena’s charm attracts cruise ships and visitors from all over the world. Here, you can sail, swim, kite surf, or take a short 45-minute ride to the Rosario Islands to sunbathe, snorkel, or scuba dive.
Learn More About Us
Our 2019 Annual Report provides a brief report to our community regarding key accomplishments, student performance results, and highlights upcoming initiatives.
One Day at COJOWA gives a glance at a typical day for our students.
The COJOWA Facebook page to see some exciting activities going on in our school.
Our Learning∞Together Video explains the major goals of our new Strategic Plan.
Experience with Curricula:
Units of Study (Lucy Caulkin's Curriculum for Reading, Writing, Phonics)
Eureka Math (Zearn online platform)
Internal Number: 4C HR
About Colegio Jorge Washington (COJOWA)
Colegio Jorge Washington is a private, non-profit, non-denominational, co-educational, N-12 international college-preparatory school offering American and Colombian diplomas, accredited by AdvancED and the Colombian Ministry of Education.
We are a collaborative community of students, parents, teachers and staff who share a collective dedication to lifelong learning, embracing a mindset of continuous growth within a culture of trust and mutual respect.
Learning together as reflective citizens and innovative thinkers to build a better tomorrow.