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Gwinnett County Public Schools

Paul Duke STEM High School

Principal: Jonathon Wetherington

5850 Peachtree Industrial Blvd, Norcross, GA 30071

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School Highlights

The following school highlights showcase how Paul Duke STEM High School is fulfilling Gwinnett County Public School's four strategic priorities of Empathy, Equity, Effectiveness, and Excellence. Visit the School Profile Dashboard to find more detailed data on our school.

  • Paul Duke STEM High School was recognized by the Georgia Department of Education with whole school STEM Certification. We are the largest high school in Georgia to earn this designation and the only Title I High School in Georgia with this designation.
  • The Paul Duke STEM Readers Rally Team won the Gwinnett County Championship in 2021-2022.
  • Paul Duke STEM was named an AP Honor School in four categories by the Georgia Department of Education: School of Distinction, Access & Success, STEM, and STEM Achievement.
  • 74% of Paul Duke STEM students that took an AP exam earned a passing score of 3 or higher. The following AP courses had a pass rate of 75% or higher: AP English Literature, AP World History, AP Computer Science Principles, AP Spanish, AP French, AP Biology, AP Seminar, AP Research, AP Physics C, and AP 2D Art & Design.
  • 59.2% of all Paul Duke STEM students are enrolled in Fine Arts, the highest rate amongst all Gwinnett County high schools.
  • Four Paul Duke STEM Trailblazers were named to the Georgia Music Educator Association’s All-State Band, and two Trailblazers were named to the Georgia Music Educator Association's All-State Orchestra.
  • Paul Duke STEM had multiple teams compete in the Air Force CyberPatriots competition, with one team finishing first in Georgia and 10th nationally and another finishing 3rd in Georgia and 21st nationally.
  • Paul Duke STEM was ranked 3rd among all Gwinnett County High Schools in post-secondary readiness on the Georgia College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI). CCRPI is a comprehensive school improvement, accountability, and communication platform for all public schools in Georgia.
  • The Paul Duke STEM Odyssey of the Mind Team won the Georgia State Championship and placed 2nd at the Odyssey of the Mind World Finals.
  • Paul Duke STEM offers students the opportunity to engage in a variety of extracurricular activities with over 40 clubs and organizations, students also have the opportunity to participate in sports at Norcross High School.

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