Gwinnett County Public Schools


Redistricting process kicks off


Beginning Nov. 16, GCPS launched a redistricting effort that will result in the establishment of attendance zones for two new schools and balance enrollment in existing schools. The Fall 2015 Redistricting will affect 31 existing schools and involve more than 6,800 current students. Existing clusters affected by the redistricting will include:  Duluth, Lanier, Meadowcreek, Mill Creek, Mountain View, Norcross, and Parkview

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Introducing... Trisha Connor, 2016 Gwinnett County Teacher of the Year


An elementary teacher who uses technology to engage students, Trisha Connor of Harbins Elementary School has been named the 2016 Gwinnett County Teacher of the Year (TOTY), and the 2016 Gwinnett County Elementary School Teacher of the Year. Learn more

2016-17 and 2017-18 Calendars Available

Planning for next year? Need to know when winter break will be? What about the last day of school in 2018? The school calendars for the 2016-17 and 2017-18 school years are available. Learn more

November is Parent Engagement Month in Georgia

Research shows that when schools and families support each other, all students achieve at higher levels. Teachable moments are everywhere. Be your child's favorite teacher. Connect in meaningful ways and your simple actions will reap immense rewards at home, play, and school. Learn more

Check out the new format for GCPS' digital magazine, Communiqué!

Now in its 36th year, Communiqué is changing to better meet the needs of our families. Rather than producing a flip-magazine each semester, as we have in the past, we'll be posting digital content on a more regular basis. You can expect to see feature stories from our local schools, videos from around the district, photo galleries of school activities and events, calendar items, and Bulletin Board shorts. So check it out and come back on a regular basis to keep up with what's new in your schools. Learn more

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Two-Time Winner of The Broad Prize

Broad Prize Foundation

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. 

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GCPS Initiatives

GCPS 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

The AKS: The Core of Teaching and Learning in GCPS

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.

Volunteer at the JA Discovery Center at Gwinnett

The new Junior Achievement (JA) Discovery Center at Gwinnett is open for business! Staffed by JA volunteers—including parents and community members— the center will provide 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 e-mail to

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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. Learn more

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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