GCPS Budget: an investment plan
Gwinnett County Public Schools’ budget represents an investment plan for the school district, its students, employees, and the community. Did you know that 71% of Gwinnett County Public Schools’ General Fund Budget goes directly toward instructional services? Just another example of how your school system focuses on its core business of teaching and learning.
Supporting Student Learning
The Purchasing and Property Management Department supports local schools and central office staff in the strategic procurement of specialized products and services. Our goal is to provide quality business and financial services at a reasonable cost in support of the school district’s mission and the achievement of its goals. GCPS is one of only 25 school districts in the United States to receive the 2017 Achievement of Excellence in Procurement® Award.
Division of Business & Finance
Did you know Gwinnett County Public Schools is one of only 13 school districts nationwide with a AAA rating from both Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s?
- GCPS is the only school district in Georgia with a AAA from either rating agency.
- GCPS is the only school district in the southeastern United States with a AAA rating from either agency.
- GCPS is one of only two large school districts in the nation with a AAA rating from either agency.
The district’s conservative approach to budgeting has helped the district achieve balanced budgets in the past and has positioned GCPS well for this coming year. While there are still challenges—growth in student enrollment and increases in employee benefit costs—an increase in state funding and slight growth in the property tax digest means GCPS will be able to balance its budget and also provide well-deserved raises for its employees. Click here to learn more about the FY2018 Budget.