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Gwinnett County Public Schools


Kindergarten Registration for 2017-18 school year

Kindergarten in Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) is a full-day program. By state law, children must be five years old by Sept. 1 in order to enroll in kindergarten. Learn more about Kindergarten Registration for the 2017-18 school year

Child Find 2017 scheduled for May 5

Gwinnett County Public Schools has planned an information meeting in an effort to identify and support students with disabilities who are currently enrolled in private or home school programs in Gwinnett County. The 2017 GCPS Child Find Meeting will be held on Fri., May 5, 1-3 p.m., at the J. Alvin Wilbanks Instructional Support Center. Learn more

GCPS Summer School Programs

Summer learning opportunities are available for a fee for high school students through Gwinnett Online Campus (deadline: May 24) and Face-to-Face classes (deadline: June 1). Rising 9th graders may register for Health and Personal Fitness (PE) only. Academic Summer School is free for qualifying students in grades 3-8. Learn more about Gwinnett Online Campus classes and Face-to-Face classes.

GCPS announces 2017 graduation schedule

The excitement is building for the Class of 2017! The graduation schedule for all GCPS high schools is now available online.

GCPS named a College Board Advanced Placement® District of the Year

Gwinnett County Public Schools was named District of the Year among large school districts — serving 50,000 or more students — in expanding access to Advanced Placement Program ® (AP®) courses while also improving AP Exam performance. GCPS was one of 433 school districts placed on this year's AP District Honor Roll. From this list, three AP Districts of the Year were selected based on three academic years of AP data. Learn more about the AP District of the Year honor.

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Give to the Foundation that gives back to education

GCPS Foundation logo Did you know that the GCPS Foundation has awarded scholarships to almost 600 graduating seniors and has distributed more than 1,000 mini-grants to teachers to support local school projects? These are just a few examples of how the Foundation enriches and enhances education by providing resources that support teachers and learners. Learn more

Two-Time Winner of The Broad Prize

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GCPS has been a finalist for the prestigious Broad Prize three times (2009, 2010, and 2014) and is now a two-time winner (2010 and 2014). Gwinnett is the only previous winner to be named a finalist in its first year of eligibility. The system's combined Broad Prize winnings total $1.75 million in college scholarships for Gwinnett students. Learn more

GCPS Initiatives

GCPS Strategic InitiativesGCPS is focused on four major initiatives… initiatives connected to our core business of teaching and learning and to our vision of becoming a system of world- class schools. We encourage you to learn more about these initiatives

  • Leadership Development
  • Compensation and Evaluation Systems
  • Transforming Teaching and Learning for Increased Student Achievement
  • Raising Achievement... Closing the Achievement Gap

The AKS: The Core of Teaching and Learning in GCPS

Academic Knowledge and Skills logoAnnually, Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) reviews its Academic Knowledge and Skills (AKS) curriculum. Through this process, GCPS has aligned the AKS to the state-adopted Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE).  Learn more

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Michelle is the Promise of Gwinnett Today

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"The Promise of Gwinnett” campaign is a means of focusing attention on the importance of public education, the role it plays in our nation, and the outstanding schools found right here in Gwinnett County. In addition the campaign focuses on the accomplishments of our students and the promise they hold for a bright future.  Visit the Promise of Gwinnett

A Message From J. Alvin Wilbanks, Superintendent

J. Alvin WilbanksGwinnett County Public Schools’ vision is to become a system of world-class schools, and our mission is to pursue excellence for each student. Our relentless focus on the vision and mission has led our school district to make great strides… however, there is still much to do. Learn more

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