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Gwinnett County Public Schools


Public invited to participate in AdvancED survey

This school year Gwinnett County Public Schools is taking part in the AdvancED accreditation review process. As part of that review process, every school must submit information and collect feedback from our many stakeholders. Please click this link and select your child's school's name to take part in the AdvancED stakeholder survey. Your participation is critical to our success. We value your feedback and thank you for the role you will play in the accreditation review of our schools.

Every Kid in a Park

With the "Every Kid in a Park" program, America's 4th graders and their families can visit our federal lands and waters for FREE! Every U.S. 4th grader is eligible to receive a free Annual Pass.  A number of sites are in the metro Atlanta area. Follow these steps:  1) Fill out a short Adventure Diary on the Every Kid in a Park website. 2) Download and print your personalized voucher. 3) Plan your trip and go!

Public invited to share feedback on Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)

The Ga. Dept. of Education has posted an online survey to get the public's feedback on the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). In addition to the survey, eight feedback sessions have been held throughout the state to allow citizens to give input on Georgia's ESSA plan. The online survey can be found at the following link: For more on ESSA, visit the GaDOE website.

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Open Enrollment

GCPS Employee Open EnrollmentOpen Enrollment will be held from Monday, October 17 through Friday, November 4, 2016.

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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

Volunteer at the JA Discovery Center at Gwinnett

Junior Achievement Discovery Center at Gwinnett pictureThe new Junior Achievement (JA) Discovery Center at Gwinnett is open for business! Staffed by JA volunteers—including parents and community members— the center provides hands-on experiences in financial literacy for more than 27,000 GCPS middle schoolers this year. Trained JA volunteers are critical to the success of this program. Share this opportunity with friends and family or consider volunteering yourself. Questions about volunteering at the JA center? Send an email to

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
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Kendall 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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