The goal of the GCPS Community School program is to extend education and recreation to the community. The Community School is an extension of North Gwinnett High School and reaches out as a basic learning center to meet the various continuing education needs of our community. We strive to serve as a creative, quality community environment committed to developing and providing programs of academic and recreational enrichment for all members of our community.
We offer after-hours classes such as Driver Education, SAT Prep classes. We are always seeking input and suggestions for new Community School classes, so please let us know what you are interested in.
We also offer the community the ability to rent the facilities at the High School and our cluster schools (North Gwinnett Middle School, and Riverside, Level Creek, Suwanee, and Roberts Elementary Schools).
Please let us know how we can help you with your event!
Please contact the Community School for a GCPS Fee Schedule for Facility Rentals.20 Level Creek Road, Suwanee, GA 30024
Unless otherwise noted, complete registration and payment at MyPaymentsPlus. If the class is no longer showing on mypaymentsplus, it has been filled. If your child is not yet a student at the high school, all community school camps and classes are listed under your name. In mypaymentsplus, go to Other Payments, then Community School, then North Gwinnett Community School. You will find the class/camp to register and can then add your child's name to the form at checkout.
All classes and camps will be on the North Gwinnett High School Campus unless otherwise noted.
All class registrations are available on MyPaymentsPlus for $345
Driver’s Education Classes
The North Gwinnett Community School offers driver’s education classes throughout the school year and two classes over the summer. The class includes thirty hours of classroom instruction and six hours of behind the wheel driving practice with a state certified instructor. During the school year, the classes run 2:30-5:30PM for ten consecutive school days and the driving times are scheduled around the students’ schedules after the classroom portion is completed. Summer classes are held 8AM-2PM for five consecutive days. Classes are not held on holidays or other times when school is not in session. The cost for this instruction is $345.00 with registration and payment made through MyPaymentsPlus. Due to the Covid-19 situation, all classroom instruction is currently via Zoom session and the students drive one-on-one with the instructor in a sanitized vehicle with both the student and the instructor wearing masks.
October 26th-November 9th, 2020
November 16th-December 4th, 2020
January 25th-February 5th, 2021
February 22nd-March 5th, 2021
March 22nd-April 2nd, 2021
April 26th-May 7th, 2021
Summer Session II: June 7th-June 11th
Online Personal Fitness* and/or Health*
Ages: Rising 9th – 12th Grade (open only to North Gwinnett students)
Cost: $250 per class; $500 for both
Dates: Session 1 – May 26th – June 29th Time: Online
*Students will earn high school credit for these courses that are required for graduation
Please note that these courses are being offered at an extra cost, and they are an intensive format. Because of the abbreviated length of the course(s), there is a required daily time commitment of several hours. You may register for one course or both courses.
Health: Students are expected to read online content, participate in online discussions, complete writing assignments and take online unit tests. The course covers 16 units of material focusing on wellness, healthy choices, nutrition, physical fitness, systems of the body, mental health, Lifelines, Choosing the Best and ADAP.
PE: Students will create a personal fitness portfolio, complete and track weekly workouts, complete reading assignments and take unit tests. Topics for study include lifelong fitness, training principles and nutrition. Students must have access to a smartphone for tracking and sharing workouts with the instructor.
Complete registration @ https://www.mypaymentsplus.com under the community school tab. Registration is only available to the first 100 students in each session.
Cost: Each ½ credit course is $250.00 and is non-refundable.
Please contact Colleen Longe with any questions: firstname.lastname@example.org.