GCPS is the Nations Advanced Placement District of the Year
Congratulations were in order for Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) students and teachers early in the New Year. On February 21, the College Board named GCPS the Advanced Placement District of the Year Among Large School Districts! This prestigious recognition celebrates our schools success in expanding student access to... Read more
Emily Stephens: My Story of Musical Memories
Whats your story? That could be a tough question for some of us, but 12-year-old Emily Stephens answers it with ease. Emily attends North Gwinnett Middle School and entered a photograph into this years National PTA Reflections Program. This is an arts program designed to give students an outlet... Read more
GCPS Principal finalist for Georgia Principal of the Year Award
The Georgia Association of Secondary School Principals announced this years Principal of the Year Finalists, who included GCPS principal Dr. Tommy Welch. The finalists are: Dara Bennett—Pierce County HS. Pierce County Dr. Tommy Welch—Meadowcreek HS, Gwinnett County Dr. Sean Kelly–Chapel Hill HS, Douglas County Dr. Tiffany Taylor,–Carver Road MS,... Read more
New Schools Reflect the Promise of Gwinnett
The Promise of Gwinnett, the theme of our 2016-17 civic engagement campaign, reflects the promise found in every Gwinnett County Public Schools student, and the promise we make to provide them with the highest-quality education possible. Its a theme that is apparent in almost every activity underway in the... Read more
The Best of the Best
Its no secret that Gwinnett County is home to some of the states top players. We have budding college players and future NFL stars scattered throughout the county. Our high school football track record speaks for itself. Gwinnett has won eight state championships since 2000 and has produced numerous... Read more
Principals named for Britt, McKendree, and Pharr elementary schools; Anderson to lead Division of Human Resources and Talent Management
At a special called meeting on Thursday, November 10, the Gwinnett County Board of Education named three principals and the new leader for one of the districts six divisions. Dr. Linda Anderson, currently an Assistant Superintendent for School Improvement and Operations for Elementary Schools, will become the new Associate... Read more
2017 Teacher of the Year: Jamie Lynn McFarland
An elementary teacher who says teaching students with severe and profound intellectual disabilities was her calling has been named the 2017 Gwinnett County Teacher of the Year (TOTY). During the annual Gwinnett County Teacher of the Year banquet, Gwinnett County Public Schools CEO/Superintendent J. Alvin Wilbanks announced Jamie Lynn... Read more
GCPS Students Advance in State Writing Contest
The literary work of 13 Gwinnett students has been selected to advance to the states Young Georgia Authors (YGA) writing contest. Locally, this years contest, using the theme Promise of Gwinnett produced more entries than ever before 293 entries from 83 schools. Contestants wrote about Promise, explaining how they... Read more
GCPS News You Can Use Nov. 21Dec. 4, 2016
SPOTLIGHT Shiloh Middle School students and community leaders made the schools first Impact Day a tremendous success. Keene Walker, of Dare 2 Care, LLC, led groups of boys in an engaging presentation that touched on knowing your audience, goal setting, and respect. The girls breakout sessions focused on unleashing... Read more
Our Promise: A Quality and Effective Education for Every Student, Every Day
Teaching and learning, with an emphasis on learning thats the core business of Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS), the largest district in Georgia and 13th largest in the United States. Our vision is to be a system of world-class schools. Pursuit of that vision has resulted in GCPS earning... Read more