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Gwinnett County Public Schools
is a school district
School districts are a form of special-purpose district which serves to operate the local public primary and secondary schools.-United States:...
operating in Gwinnett County
, Gwinnett County had a population of 805,321. The racial and ethnic composition of the population was 53.3% white , 23.6% black , 2.7% Korean, 2.6% Asian Indian, 2.0% Vietnamese, 3.3% other Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 8.8% some other race and 3.1% from two or more races...
Georgia is a state located in the southeastern United States. It was established in 1732, the last of the original Thirteen Colonies. The state is named after King George II of Great Britain. Georgia was the fourth state to ratify the United States Constitution, on January 2, 1788...
, USA. GCPS is the largest school system in Georgia, with 123 schools and an estimated enrollment of 161,000 students for the 2010-2011 year. GCPS is estimated to be the 14th largest school district in the U.S. The district has its headquarters in an unincorporated area
In law, an unincorporated area is a region of land that is not a part of any municipality.To "incorporate" in this context means to form a municipal corporation, a city, town, or village with its own government. An unincorporated community is usually not subject to or taxed by a municipal government...
. GCPS was the winner of the 2010 Broad Prize for Urban Education.
The district's schools are grouped into 15 geographical attendance zones referred to as "clusters". Each cluster includes one high school and is named for the high school.
- W.J. Cooper Elementary School
- Harbins Elementary School
- Lovin Elementary School
- J.P. McConnell Middle School
- Archer High School
Archer High School is a public high school in Lawrenceville, Georgia, USA and a part of Gwinnett County Public Schools. Archer High School is a new high school that opened in the 2009-10 school year. The school is named after longtime Gwinnett County teacher and coach Benjamin Vernon Archer...
- Alford Elementary School
- Benefield Elementary School
- Bethesda Elementary School
- Corley Elementary School
- Kanoheda Elementary School
- Minor Elementary School
- Berkmar Middle School
- Sweetwater Middle School
- Berkmar High School
Berkmar High School is an American high school located in Lilburn, Georgia in Gwinnett County.-History:Berkmar opened its doors in 1966 to help overcrowding at nearby schools due to the overwhelming growth of Gwinnett County....
- Brookwood Elementary School
- Craig Elementary School
- Gwin Oaks Elementary School
- R. D. Head Elementary School
- Alton C. Crews Middle School
Alton C. Crews Middle School is a middle school in the Brookwood Cluster of Gwinnett County, Georgia. Dr. Vince Botta is the school principal.Founded in 1996, the school is named after Dr. Alton C. Crews , a 13-year former superintendent of Gwinnett County Public Schools .With student population...
- Five Forks Middle School
- Brookwood High School
Brookwood High School is an American public secondary school in Snellville, Georgia with a student body of over 3,500. Brookwood serves several areas of Gwinnett County, Georgia, including Lawrenceville and Lilburn.-Layout:...
Central Gwinnett cluster
- Cedar Hill Elementary School
- Jenkins Elementary School
- Lawrenceville Elementary School
- Simonton Elementary School
- Winn Holt Elementary School
- Moore Middle School
- Richards Middle School
- Central Gwinnett High School
Central Gwinnett High School is a high school in Lawrenceville, Georgia. The school is operated by Gwinnett County Public Schools, and J.E Richards Middle School is its feeder...
Collins Hill cluster
- McKendree Elementary School
McKendree Elementary School is an elementary school in Lawrenceville, Georgia. It serves students K-5 and is part of Gwinnett County Public Schools.-History:...
- Rock Springs Elementary School
- K. E. Taylor Elementary School
- Walnut Grove Elementary School
- Creekland Middle School
- Collins Hill High School
Collins Hill High School is a high school in Suwanee, Georgia. The school is operated by Gwinnett County Public Schools. Collins Hill was the biggest high school in Georgia when it first opened in 1994. Collins Hill has added since it first opened...
- Alcova Elementary School
- Dacula Elementary School
- Mulberry Elementary School
- Dacula Middle School
- Dacula High School
Dacula High School is a high school in Dacula, Georgia and serves students in Grades 9-12. The school has a student population of approximately 1932. The school is operated by Gwinnett County Public Schools...
- Berkeley Lake Elementary School
- Chattahoochee Elementary School
- Charles Brant Chesney Elementary School
- B. B. Harris Elementary School
- Duluth Middle School
- Duluth High School
Duluth High School is a public secondary school in Duluth, a suburb of Atlanta, Georgia, USA. It provides education for grades 9-12 and is operated by Gwinnett County Public Schools, and holds a Blue Ribbon School award....
- Grayson Elementary School
- Pharr Elementary School
- Starling Elementary School
- Trip Elementary School
- Bay Creek Middle School
- Couch Middle School
- Grayson High School
Grayson High School is located on the edge of Loganville, Georgia and Grayson, Georgia, and has a population of over 3,000 students. Grayson High School pulls from many areas of southern Gwinnett County, mainly Grayson, Lawrenceville,and Loganville....
- Sugar Hill Elementary School
- Sycamore Elementary School
- White Oak Elementary School
- Lanier Middle School
Lanier Middle School is a public school in Buford, Georgia, United States, grades 6-8.The Georgia state Department of Education awarded the school a "2006 Platinum Award for Greatest Gain in Percentage of Students Meeting and Exceeding Standards" after the school improved its percentage of students...
- Lanier High School
Lanier High School is a public high school in Sugar Hill, Georgia and a part of Gwinnett County Public Schools. Lanier High School is a new high school that opened for the 2010-2011 school year. The school opened for classes on August 9, 2010. Lanier is completely made up of students from North...
- Ferguson Elementary School
- G.H. Hopkins Elementary School
- Lilburn Elementary School
- Meadowcreek Elementary School
- Nesbit Elementary School
- Rockbridge Elementary School
- Lilburn Middle School
- Louise Radloff Middle School
- Meadowcreek High School
Meadowcreek High School is a secondary school in Norcross, Georgia, outside of Atlanta and off I-85. The school is part of the Gwinnett County Public Schools system. Meadowcreek High School is the most diverse secondary institution in the state of Georgia with a student body representing over 90...
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Mill Creek cluster
- Duncan Creek Elementary School
- Fort Daniel Elementary School
- Harmony Elementary School
- Ivy Creek Elementary School
- Patrick Elementary School
- Puckett's Mill Elementary School
- Glenn C. Jones Middle School
- Frank N. Osborne Middle School
- Mill Creek High School
Mill Creek High School is a high school located in Hoschton, Georgia. It has 3413 students, and the most recent attendance counts have named it the largest school in Georgia. It is fed from Frank N. Osborne Middle School and Glenn C. Jones Middle School...
Mountain View cluster
- J. G. Dyer Elementary School
- Freeman's Mill Elementary School
- Woodward Mill Elementary School
- Twin Rivers Middle School
- Mountain View High School
Mountain View High School is a public high school in Lawrenceville, Georgia, USA and a part of Gwinnett County Public Schools. Mountain View High School is a new high school that opened in the 09-10 school year. The school officially opened for classes on Monday, August 10, 2009...
- Beaver Ridge Elementary School
- Norcross Elementary School
- Peachtree Elementary School
- Simpson Elementary School
- Susan Stripling Elementary School
- Pinckneyville Middle School
- Summerour Middle School
- Norcross High School
Norcross High School is located in Norcross, Georgia. It is part of the Gwinnett County Public Schools. It serves the cities of Norcross and Peachtree Corners....
North Gwinnett cluster
- Level Creek Elementary School
- Riverside Elementary School
- Roberts Elementary School
- Suwanee Elementary School
- North Gwinnett Middle School
- North Gwinnett High School
North Gwinnett High School is a public high school in Suwanee, Georgia. The school is part of the school district Gwinnett County Public Schools. The Superintendent of the district is J. Alvin Wilbanks and the Principal is Ed Shaddix.-History:...
- Arcado Elementary School
- Camp Creek Elementary School
- Knight Elementary School
- Mountain Park Elementary School
- Trickum Middle School
- Parkview High School
Parkview High School, the "Home of the Panthers," is located in Lilburn, Georgia in Gwinnett County. The current principal is Mr. David T. Smith.-History:During the early 1970s, Gwinnett County, Georgia led the country in growth...
Peachtree Ridge cluster
- Burnette Elementary School
- Dr. M. H. Mason Jr. Elementary School
- Jackson Elementary School
- Parsons Elementary School
- Richard Hull Middle School
- Peachtree Ridge High School
Peachtree Ridge High School is a public high school in Suwanee, Georgia, USA and a part of Gwinnett County Public Schools. Peachtree Ridge is the only Gwinnett County Public School to use block scheduling; Shiloh High School used to but discontinued it in 2008....
- Anderson-Livsey Elementary School
- Annistown Elementary School
- Centerville Elementary School
- Henry Partee Elementary School
- Shiloh Elementary School
- Shiloh Middle School
- Shiloh High School
Shiloh High School is a public high school located in Snellville, Georgia in southern Gwinnett County. The school is part of the Gwinnett County Public Schools system and opened in 1984...
South Gwinnett cluster
- W. C. Britt Elementary School
- J. C. Magill Elementary School
- R.L. Norton Elementary School
- Rosebud Elementary School
Rosebud Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Loganville, Georgia. It serves grades K-5 and is part of the Gwinnett County Public Schools district, one of the 15 largest public school systems in the country. As of the 2010-2011 school year, 1026 students were enrolled at...
- Grace Snell Middle School
- Snellville Middle School
Snellville Middle School is a public middle school located in Snellville, Georgia. It is in southern Gwinnett County and part of the Gwinnett County Public Schools system. The school opened in 1969 under the direction of Reid Mullins as principal. Snellville Middle School serves the South Gwinnett...
- South Gwinnett High School
South Gwinnett High School is a public high school in the United States for students in grades 9–12. The school is located in Snellville, Georgia and is part of the Gwinnett County Public Schools system, one of the 15 largest public school systems in the country...
Several schools and programs operate outside of the clusters to serve specific student needs. These include the following:
- Buchanan High School of Technology School
- T. Carl Buice School
- GIVE Center East
GIVE Center East Center is one of two alternative schools in the Gwinnett County School System in Gwinnett County, Georgia. GIVE was founded in 1994 as a program for students in grades 6 through 12 with severe discipline issues that prevented them from attending their home school...
- GIVE Center West
The Gwinnett InterVention Education Center West is one of two schools in Gwinnett County, Georgia to serve the needs of students with discipline issues that prevent them from attending their neighborhood school, located in Norcross, Georgia. The other is GIVE Center East in Lawrenceville. The...
- Gwinnett County Online Campus
- Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology
The Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology is a charter school founded in 2007. The current principal is Dr. Jeff Mathews. It previously resided in the 100 building of the Duluth High School Campus, Duluth, Georgia from its founding in 2007 until May 2010. In June 2010, the...
- Hooper Renwick Center School
- Maxwell High School of Technology School
- Monarch School
- Oakland Meadows School
- Phoenix High School