Guilford County Schools serves more than 72,000 students representing 95 countries and speaking 117 languages and dialects. Our district prides itself on providing specialized educational options to help our students strive, achieve and excel. Our success can be measured in our strong graduation rates and a record number of scholarship dollars, more than $139 million, offered in 2012.
The GCS curriculum emphasizes not only stellar academics but also character development, by implementing service learning projects as young as kindergarten. The district’s mission statement reflects both goals: “Guilford County students will graduate as responsible citizens prepared to succeed in higher education or in the career of their choice.”
GCS offers students a wide range of educational choices that are not usually found in public school systems. The district's many school choices include the following: