Gwinnett County Public Schools

Gwinnett County Public Schools consistently post among the highest test scores in Georgia and the nation, while its teachers, students and faculty earn state and national awards of excellence. Nineteen Gwinnett County high schools offer advanced placement curricula for college preparatory coursework.

GCPS system:

  • Is a two-time winner (2010 and 2014) of The Broad Prize for Urban Education.
  • In, 2014, seniors reported more than $148 million in scholarship offers including: 15 Gates Millennium Scholars, 24 QuestBridge Scholars, 14 military academy appointees, and thousands of others including National Merit Scholars and National Achievement Scholars.
  • GCPS’s 134 schools and support facilities serve 172,621 students.
  • Of the more than 11,100 graduates in 2014, about 84 percent planned to attend college/post-secondary schools
  • Students topped state and national averages on the SAT and ACT, with an average score of 1505 on the SAT, eight points above the national average.
  • Nineteen Gwinnett County high schools were recognized as AP Honor Schools in 2014.