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Gwinnett County Public Schools

Handbook Information for Students and Families - Middle and High School

Welcome to the 2023-24 school year! 

Click on the links below to view important information about each section of the GCPS Handbook for programs, procedures, and policies for Middle and High School students and families.  

Gwinnett County Board of Education

Our Blueprint for the Future: Building the Bridge from Empathy to Excellence

Academic Knowledge and Skills (AKS) Standards

Digital Learning Days

Local School Plan for Improvement (LSPI)


Attendance Policies and Procedures

Title I, Family and Community Engagement Plan

School Nutrition Program (SNP) Information

Professional Qualifications of Teachers

Family Changes

Educational Equity Policy

Device Accessibility

Harassment Statement

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Student Complaints and Grievances Procedure

Student Title IX Complaint Procedure

Impaired/Handicapped Access

Preparing for Inclement Weather

Family Notification in Times of Emergency/ParentSquare

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973

Georgia Special Needs Scholarship (GSNS)

Child Find

Vehicular Traffic Plans

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

Release of Directory Information

Media Release

Video/Voice Recording of Students

Privacy: Parents and Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment (PPRA)

Student Dress Code

Electronic Communications Devices

Rights and Responsibilities

Student Services

Selected Board Policy Information

Selections from the Georgia Code of Laws and GCPS Processes

School Bus Safety Guidelines and Procedures

Parent Information Regarding Safe Schools

Responsible Use of Technology and Electronic Media for Students

Partnership with Gwinnett County Public Library

Student Conduct Behavior Code

Important Student Discipline Information

Glossary of Discipline Terms  

Responses to Student Behavior

GCPS Code of Conduct for Athletes

The GIVE Centers

Alternative Disciplinary Consequences

Student Disciplinary Tribunals

Long-Term Suspension Re-entry Requirements

Drug and Alcohol Programs

School Safety Tip Line

GCPS Schools are No Bullying Zones