Gwinnett County Public Schools


Grimes is Georgia's Principal of the Year

Congratulations to Maryanne Grimes, principal of Central Gwinnett High School on being named 2015 High School Principal of the Year by the Georgia Association of Secondary School Principals. Grimes has been the principal at Central since 2012. Under her leadership, Central Gwinnett High has worked to establish additional partnerships with the Lawrenceville community and has launched an academy model that provides students with real-world applications for their learning in an environment that better prepares them for college and careers.

Students shine in 37th annual Science Fair

This year's Science Fair included students from 90 schools and all clusters. There were more than 628 projects which had won first-place at their local school science fairs, representing the best of student research. The more than 815 students who advanced to this districtwide regional competition were judged by Georgia professionals and scientists who assessed them on scientific quality, accuracy, creativity, and experimental design.

February is National Technical Education Month

GCPS is committed to ensuring students are college and career ready. Our Career and Technical Education programs allow students to earn college credit, earn industry certifications, experience real-world application, gain critical soft skills, explore exciting careers via internships and apprenticeships, and much more!

Maxwell High School of Technology

Grayson High Technical Education Program

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GCPS Certified Teacher Job Fair

Saturday, March 28, 2015, 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Gwinnett Center

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Those invited for interviews will receive email confirmation and additional instructions.

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).

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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

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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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