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Register Now: Focus Groups on the Strategic Priorities for 2020-2030

Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) is inviting all stakeholders — students, parents and guardians, employees, and community members — to participate in focus groups that will provide information that will be used in the development of its Strategic Priorities for 2020-2030. Focus groups will be held February 19-21

Click here for more on the focus groups and for a link to register.

2019 Graduation schedule now available

The 2019 graduation schedule is now available online for GCPS' 22 high schools.

GCPS salutes educators at Burnette ES and Jones MS

Gwinnett County Public Schools named Lee Nichols, from Burnette Elementary School, as its 2019 Media Clerk of the Year. Memorie Reesman, principal at Jones Middle School, is the recipient of the 2019 GCPS School Library Advocate Award. Learn more

GCPS’ 2019 Science Fair needs you!

The Gwinnett Science, Engineering + Innovation Fair is set for Fri., Feb. 22, and community members are welcome to serve as judges for this exciting event. Sponsorship opportunities are available, and the event will also feature a college fair. Learn more

It's no joke... 'Think Before You Post' campaign aims to halt online hoax threats

GCPS has teamed up with the Federal Bureau of Investigation to launch the agency's "Think Before You Post" campaign to raise awareness about the consequences of online threats. Watch for more about this campaign in coming months and, online, learn more about how we keep our schools safe and secure.

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Give to the Foundation that gives back to education

Did 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 more In addition, we team with Gwinnett Medical Center to educate and improve the health of Gwinnett County. Learn more 

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 more

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 more

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

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