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Gwinnett County Public Schools


GCPS Summer School Programs

Summer learning opportunities are available for a fee for high school students through Gwinnett Online Campus (deadline: May 24) and Face-to-Face classes (deadline: June 1). Rising 9th graders may register for Health and Personal Fitness (PE) only. Academic Summer School is free for qualifying students in grades 3-8. Learn more about Gwinnett Online Campus classes and Face-to-Face classes.


Attend an upcoming Area Board Meeting

Held in each Board member’s district, the Area Board Meetings provide an opportunity for the Superintendent to share district news with the community and for the Board to hear from stakeholders. Learn more about this year’s Area Board Meetings.

GCPS announces 2017 graduation schedule

The excitement is building for the Class of 2017! The graduation schedule for all GCPS high schools is now available online.

Gwinnett earns top designation as a Great District for Great Teachers

The National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) has named Gwinnett County Public Schools a winner in its first-ever Great Districts for Great Teachers (GDGT) initiative. NCTQ chose eight winning districts after a rigorous 18-month evaluation of data, policies, and teacher input. Each of the eight winners excelled on criteria that research suggests connect to effective teaching. However, GCPS earned additional accolades, capturing the title of “Outstanding Great District for Great Teachers.”​

GCPS named a College Board Advanced Placement® District of the Year

Gwinnett County Public Schools was named District of the Year among large school districts — serving 50,000 or more students — in expanding access to Advanced Placement Program ® (AP®) courses while also improving AP Exam performance. GCPS was one of 433 school districts placed on this year's AP District Honor Roll. From this list, three AP Districts of the Year were selected based on three academic years of AP data. Learn more about the AP District of the Year honor.

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Give to the Foundation that gives back to education

GCPS Foundation logo 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

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

GCPS Initiatives

GCPS Strategic 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

  • Leadership Development
  • Compensation and Evaluation Systems
  • Transforming Teaching and Learning for Increased Student Achievement
  • Raising Achievement... Closing the Achievement Gap

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

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Pablo is the Promise of Gwinnett Today

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"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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