Gwinnett County Public Schools, located in the metro Atlanta area, is the largest school system in Georgia and continues to grow. That continued growth can be attributed to the fact that GCPS is a school system of choice for people moving to the Atlanta area. Gwinnett County citizens highly value the important role education plays in building a thriving, global community and they 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.
In 2014-15, the school district is serving more than 173,000 students. One of every five Gwinnett County residents is a GCPS student.
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Over the years, GCPS, its programs, schools, leaders, educators, and support staff have earned honors too numerous to list, not to mention the thousands of awards, championships, and recognitions earned by GCPS students.
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Our mission is to pursue excellence in academic knowledge, skills, and behavior for each student, resulting in measured improvement against local, national, and world-class standards.
Our vision is to become a system of world-class schools where students acquire the knowledge and skills to be successful as they continue their education at the postsecondary level and/or enter the workforce.
The Strategic Priorities reflect the district’s ongoing commitment to excellence. They outline the qualities and characteristics our stakeholders believe are desirable for 10 major components of the school district. Click here for more about our Strategic Direction.
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