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
Student appreciation boosts two GSMST teachers in national AP recognition contest
Congratulations to Carden Rice and Greg Field of Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology for being recognized among 50 teachers across the nation on College Board’s Instagram page in the AP Teacher Appreciation Contest.
GO Bond Referendum to be on Nov. 6 ballot
The Board of Education has approved a resolution calling for a General Obligation (GO) bond referendum authorizing $350 million in tax-exempt GO bonds to be placed on the ballot for the November 6, 2018, Georgia General Election. If approved, the GO bonds will provide needed funding right away, allowing Gwinnett County Public Schools to complete a number of capital projects (including a new high school in the Mill Creek Cluster, additional classrooms, updated technology, and safety improvements) without raising taxes. Learn more
GCPS accepting applications for GEMS Oversight Committee
Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) is inviting parents, community members, and school district employees to apply for the GEMS Oversight Committee, a group of community and school system representatives charged with the annual review of the Academic Knowledge and Skills (AKS) curriculum. Completed applications should be returned by Aug. 24, 2018. Learn more
NOW HIRING... School Bus Drivers for GCPS
We’re looking for school bus drivers to “drive success” in Gwinnett County Public Schools! GCPS drivers enjoy competitive hourly wages, excellent benefits, paid training, and a great work schedule. Our drivers deliver reliable, safe, and efficient service for more than 130,000 bus riders. Applicants are required to have a good driving record and a high school diploma or GED. For additional information, call 678-225-7670.
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The 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 VolunteerGwinnett@georgia.ja.org.
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
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 Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE). Learn more
- Brookwood HS' Settles-Livers earns national honor
- GCPS student filmmakers earn national spotlight
- GCPS entrepreneurs win top awards
- GEMS applications available until Aug. 24
- Help drive success in GCPS!
- South Gwinnett HS entrepreneurs earn spotlight
- GCPS shines on Georgia Milestones
- Craig B. Burnett named National Merit Scholar
Citly is the Promise of Gwinnett Today
"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
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 has led our school district to make great strides… however, there is still much to do. Learn more