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  1. Academics
    B
  2. Diversity
    A+
  3. Teachers
    B
  4. College Prep
    A-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A
  6. Health & Safety
    B
  7. Administration
    B+
  8. Sports
    A+
  9. Food
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  10. Resources & Facilities
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Gwinnett County Public Schools is an above average, public school district located in Lawrenceville, GA. It has 176,052 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 52% of students are at least proficient in math and 50% in reading.
Address
52 Gwinnett Dr
Lawrenceville, GA 30045
Telephone
(678) 301-6000

Gwinnett County Public Schools Rankings

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  • Elementary
  • Middle
  • High

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
50%
Percent Proficient - Math
52%
Average Graduation Rate
80%
Average SAT
1160
8,660 responses
Average ACT
26
3,372 responses
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Students

Diversity
A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
176,052
Free or Reduced Lunch
54.4%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$52,289
Teachers in First/Second Year
4.7%

Finances

Total Expenses
$1,615,198,000
Expenses Per Student
$10,577/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    57%
  • Support Services
    38%
  • Other
    5%

Gwinnett County Public Schools Reviews

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I like Gwinnett County Public Schools, because I am surrounded by different kinds of students who come from different kinds of backgrounds. The teachers and staff at Gwinnett County Public Schools go above and beyond to help the students. Gwinnett County Public Schools hire hard working teachers. Our teachers at Gwinnett County Public Schools not only teach what is required from the curriculum but teach other interesting subjects and lessons that will help us in the real world.Our teachers at Gwinnett County Public Schools create fun lessons and activities that will help us learn the criteria. The teachers at Gwinnett County Public Schools do not clock in and clock out at the same time everyday. Many of our teachers in Gwinnett County Public Schools stay after school to help us on a subject that we are having trouble with. Attending a public school in Gwinnett County is great experience.
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Overall, Gwinnett County Public Schools are well maintained and updated, both, structurally and educationally. Something that stands out to me from the schools, is the unity from the students towards a common goal and how they all help each other to succeed with the help of good instructors and mentors. A suggestion to better county schools would be providing the students with more technological involvement, finding a way to relate more to the student body, as well as teachers being more personal with their students in the sense of perceiving themselves as individuals, not only teachers. This way, students will feel more encouraged and feel more comfortable asking questions, than when they do not feel they can trust the teacher.
Gwinnett county public schools are very diverse. From my perspective I think getting involved in extracurricular activities helps you enjoy your years in school a little bit more, not only because you get to meet a lot of new people, but because you get to have to full experience! Being part of extracurricular activities is good, but you also have to be focused on you classes in order to go on to the next level.