About Us

  • Award-Winning District State and national kudos for recruitment and retention practices, counseling, bus safety, procurement practices, financial reporting, and communications... One of the best communities in the country for music education and a Forbes' Best Employer
  • GCPS is the largest employer in Gwinnett County and 4th largest in metro Atlanta The district is known as one of the best employers in the county, region, and state, and has earned recognition as a top employer by Forbes magazine.
  • Transportation Information GCPS is the third largest transporter of students in the country.
  • GCPS has 19 nationally certified Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs across career areas Our Career and Technical Education students have the option to pursue 63 Career Pathways that lead to high-wage, high-skill, and high-demand careers. In 2022-23, CTE students earned 6,416 certifications as part of their coursework, or at the end of their pathway. CTE students earned 4,827 Career Ready Diploma Seals to signal that they are prepared to participate in the workforce.
  • Award-Winning Schools National counseling recognitions for 36 schools... Five Distinguished Schools and six Reward Schools among Georgia's top Title I schools... 23 Advanced Placement (AP) Honor Schools... 11 state-certified STEM/STEAM schools and programs, with others pursuing certification, and all schools offering STEM/STEAM instruction... 2 Breakout Schools honored for high achievement and dramatically improvning student achievement...21 CS100 schools recognized for teaching computer science to K-5 students
  • Outstanding Students 1 Georgia Scholar, 127 students selected for the prestigious Governor’s Honors Program, 32 QuestBridge honorees, 2 Gates Scholar, 1 Georgia Scholar, 1 Cooke Scholar, 9 Posse Scholars, 10 service academy appointments, more than $231 million in scholarships (not including HOPE and National Merit awards), and hundreds of other awards for the Class of 2023... 15 state championships in 2022–23, including eSports and Bass Fishing.
  • Excellent Employees Gwinnett staff members are leaders in their profession, earning U.S., state, and metro recognition for innovative teaching, learning impact, media services, school nutrition, photography, and instruction in math and science, foreign language, fine arts, business, marketing, and computer science... SROs and a bus driver were honored for crisis responses... GCPS is home to a winner of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, a Music Teacher of the Year, state-honored art, foreign language, and computer science educators, and GCPS TV, an award winning Audio Visual Media team.