Gwinnett County Public Schools


Gwinnett goes back to school on August 10


It's back to school time!  Check with your local schools for information about registration and open houses/meet your teacher events.  GCPS continues to grow and as a result there are many new things in the district this year. Learn more

GCPS applauds the Class of 2015!


May is a busy time and an exciting time for Gwinnett seniors and their families. GCPS salutes its valedictorians, scholarship winners, and more. Learn more about this year's senior class, and click here for the graduation schedule for Gwinnett high schools.

Students are the real winners of The 2014 Broad Prize for Urban Education

Congratulations to 26 Gwinnett graduating seniors who earned a share of the $500,000 in scholarships available due to the district’s recognition as a 2014 co-winner of The Broad Prize. Learn more

2015 Summer Reading Challenge and free reading resources

All students are challenged to read every day this summer, for a minimum of 15 to 30 minutes, and the GaDOE and partners are offering a variety of free resources to make that easier. Learn more

FY2016 Budget Approved

The district’s conservative approach to budgeting has helped the district achieve balanced budgets in the past and has positioned GCPS well for this coming year. While there are still challenges—growth in student enrollment and increases in employee benefit costs—an increase in state funding and slight growth in the property tax digest means GCPS will be able to balance its budget and also provide well-deserved raises for its employees. Click here to learn more about the FY2016 Budget. Photo credit: James Kegley for the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation.

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Two-Time Winner of The Broad Prize

Broad Prize Foundation

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. 

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GCPS Initiatives

GCPS 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

The AKS: The Core of Teaching and Learning in GCPS

Annually, 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 Common Core Georgia Performance Standards (CCGPS). Learn more.

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Envisioning A System of World-Class Schools

Gwinnett County citizens highly value the important role education plays in building a thriving, global community and strongly support the school system’s pursuit of excellence. The finest teachers in the profession, involved parents, and a supportive community are key elements in the district’s quest to become a system of world-class schools. Learn more

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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