• Making plans for the fall? Check out the 2014-15 school calendar!

    Key dates for the first semester include:

    • Tues., Aug. 5: First day of school
    • Sept. 1: Labor Day holiday
    • Sept. 24 & 25: Early release K-8
    • Oct. 13: Student holiday
    • Nov. 4: Student holiday/Election Day
    • Nov. 24-28: Thanksgiving break
    • Dec. 22-Jan. 5: Winter break

    Click here for a complete calendar.

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A Finalist for 2014 Broad Prize


A Finalist for 2014 Broad Prize


In its first year of eligibility after winning The Broad Prize in 2010, GCPS was named a finalist for the 2014 Broad Prize for Urban Education. As one of two school districts in the country recognized this year, Gwinnett is guaranteed $250,000 and could win as much as $750,000 in college scholarships. Learn more here.

GCPS Initiatives

GCPS 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

Gwinnett Teacher Effectiveness System 
Leadership Development
Connections Question of the Month


Envisioning a System of World-Class Schools

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. Read more about us »

J. Alvin Wilbanks, Superintendent

A Message From
J. Alvin Wilbanks, Superintendent

Gwinnett 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 have led our school district to make great strides… however, there is still much to do.  Read More.