New Students Enrolling for the 2020-2021 School Year
This page is for students enrolling from schools outside the Norcross cluster. For rising 9th grade students coming from Pickneyville MS or Summerour MS, click here.
The Norcross cluster of schools has two outstanding high school options for students to choose from. Information about Norcross High School can be found on this webpage. Information about Paul Duke STEM High School can be found here.
There are several documents/resources included on the right side of this page to help students and parents make an informed decision.
All new students will require an appointment. At this time all registrations will be handled through via phone call. See the blue box to the right to book your appointment. Please review the following information to prepare for your appointment: ·
- If you are a brand new student to Gwinnett County, please go to the GCPS website to complete your registration form. You will be asked to upload documents as you complete the form. A list of all required documents needed for your registration can be found here.
If, you cannot upload documents, you can call the school to make arrangements to drop them off, preferably prior to the appointment date.
During your appointment time, you will speak with a counselor to discuss course placement and choose electives (subject to availability).
Your registration will not be complete until we have received all required documents.
Note for Rising 9th Grade Students: The Teacher Course Recommendation Form can be utilized to guide academic class placement for ninth grade. Please feel free to provide this document to your 8th grade teachers to complete and bring to your registration appointment.
Students Enrolling from Private SchoolsIf your student is enrolling for the 2021-2022 school year from a private school, we will begin registration on April 12th. Please review the required documents and make a registration appointment by clicking here.
All registration appointments will be conducted via a phone call with a counselor.
Click here to schedule your registration appointment. Please read all information on this page and the booking website to ensure a seamless process.
Should there be any changes to your appointment or our process, you will be contacted at the email you entered when booking the appointment.
If you have any questions, please call the Norcross High School Counseling Office at 770-447-2648.
NHS Course Offerings
Norcross offers a multitude of courses across all levels of learning.
GCPS Choice Book
The GCPS Choice Book is for ninth grade students and parents and is typically published during the spring semester. The most recent Choice Book available is for students who began ninth grade in 2018-2019.
GCPS Freshman Book
The GCPS Freshman Book is for eighth grade students and parents and is published during the spring semester. The Freshman Book for students beginning high school in the fall of 2020 is not yet available, however you may want to review information from the Freshman Book published in the spring of 2019.
Important Transition Resources
- NHS Incoming Ninth Grade Brochure
- International Baccalaureate Program Information
(IB Diploma Video)
- 3DE Information
- Athletic Team Tryout/Contact Information
- GCPS Freshmen Book
(for fall 2019 ninth grade students)
An updated book for fall 2020 students will be available in the spring
- Student Clubs and Organizations
- Course Sequences
- 2020-2021 Course Descriptions
- NHS Incoming Ninth Grade Brochure