AAEE This Is Us Webinar Series

Gwinnett County Public Schools


May 2018

Gwinnett County Public Schools, Georgia

About Gwinnett County Public Schools

“We BELIEVE… in our hard-working and high-achieving students, in our committed and caring staff members, in our award-winning schools, and in the Promise of Gwinnett! ”

Gwinnett County Public Schools is a high achieving, honored school system,
located in the metro Atlanta area. 

GCPS is the largest school system in 
Georgia with more than 180,000 students and continuing to grow.  That growth can be attributed to the fact that Gwinnett is a school system of choice for people moving to the Atlanta area. 

Gwinnett County citizens 
highly value the important role education plays in building a thriving, global community and they strongly support the school system’s pursuit of excellence. 

Gwinnett County Public Schools is a three-time finalist for 
the Broad Prize of Urban Education (2009, 2010 & 2014) and 2 time winner of the 2010 and 2014 Broad Prize, designating it as one of the nation’s top urban school districts. 

Gwinnett was recently voted an outstanding "Great 
District for Great Teachers," by the National Council on Teacher Quality. GCPS also boasts a 2012 National Blue Ribbon School and a host of schools recognized at the state level.


School District:
Gwinnett County Public Schools; Georgia

  • GCPS has 139 schools (80 elementary schools, 29 middle schools, 21 high schools, and nine other educational facilities
  • With more than 22,000 employees GCPS holds the position of the largest employer in the county and is one of the largest employers in Georgia
  • GCPS hired more than 1,800 teachers for the 2017– 18 school year
  • GCPS is serving more than 179,350 students this year, and it’s still growing.
Find out more fast facts about Gwinnett County Public Schools here!

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