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GCPS 2020 Virtual Graduations

Gwinnett County Public Schools congratulates the Class of 2020! Starting Wed., May 20, please follow the virtual graduation ceremony schedule to celebrate your special graduate. Each high school’s virtual graduation will air on GCPS TV. Click here to see virtual graduations as they air or to view them after they have occurred.

The last school bell rings for 436 retirees

GCPS applauds 436 veteran educators and support staff members as they mark their retirement from Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS). In total, our 2019-20 retirees have contributed a collective 10,467 years of their lives to education, and a total of 8,759 years to Gwinnett schoolchildren.

Class of 2020 Communiqué recognizes our seniors

This special issue of Communiqué is a tribute to the Class of 2020, spotlighting our seniors, their talents, and their prestigious honors and awards. We congratulate our seniors and wish the very best for you all as you take on the next challenge!


COVID-19 Update for GCPS Families

The spread of COVID-19 in the United States continues to be a concern for us all. As predicted, this remains a very fluid situation and Gwinnett County Public Schools continues its work to ensure it has the best information and is prepared to take appropriate actions. Click here to learn more about GCPS’ COVID-19 response and resources to keep families healthy

Summer Meals Program

GCPS Digital Learning Update - May 15, 2020

Online Registration Under Way

New to Gwinnett? Have a child who will be in kindergarten in the fall? Need to register for High School Summer School?  GCPS has an easy-to-use, secure online registration system that will allow you to complete the forms and upload the  documents required to enroll your student in a GCPS school. 

Online Registration for Students

Online Registration for Kindergarten

Online Registration for Summer School

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Books 2 Kids… Coming this summer to a school near you!

GCPS Book Mobile logoThis summer, the GCPS Book Mobiles will not be making their usual rounds due to the pandemic. That said, they will be delivering books to students through the Books 2 Kids program. Throughout the summer, the Book Mobiles will visit middle schools in each cluster as well as other individual schools, allowing students to choose two new books to take home and to keep in their personal library. All Books 2 Kids events will take place outside in the bus lanes of the host schools and will follow social distancing practices. Check the calendar for when the Book Mobiles will be visiting a school near you.


Give to the Foundation that gives back to education

Image of GCPS Foundation Fund logoDid 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 about the GCPS Foundation In addition, we team with Northside Hospital to educate and improve the health of Gwinnett County. Learn about the Northside Hospital Foundation

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 about The Broad Foundation

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 about the Academic Knowledge and Skills curriculum

News Items

"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 about the GCPS Initiatives

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