Thinking ahead? The 2015-16 calendar is available online
GCPS' 2015-16 school calendar calls for the first day of school to be on Mon., Aug. 10. The calendar includes a weeklong break at Thanksgiving (Nov. 23-27) and a two-week winter break (Dec. 21-Jan. 4). Students would return to school Wed., Jan. 6, following a staff development day on Jan. 5. Spring break is scheduled for April 4-8. The last day of school will be Wednesday, May 25. Click here to review the calendar.
Two-Time Winner of The Broad Prize
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 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
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
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.