• We give our students and families the power of choice. 

    Every single student, pre-K to high school, should have a choice and a voice in determining the kind of educational experience that’s right for them.

Choice Schools & Programs

  • We’re relentless champions for student success, offering some of the most innovative, in-demand and interesting Schools and Programs in the nation. Whether you enroll in college, become employed right out of high school, enlist in the armed services or launch your own entrepreneurial venture, your success takes root right here at Guilford County Schools, with innovative Schools and Programs that fit you, your interests and your dreams.


    By embracing the power of choice, we’re designing schools of the future based on research, best practices, student and family input, and feedback from employers who help us predict the kinds of professionals they’ll need. The result is exciting: reimagined traditional schools, 48 Choice schools, and 66 programs across elementary, middle and high school that prepare students for the jobs of the future. Learn the way you learn best. Be mentored by passionate and knowledgeable teachers who care and staff members who make a difference for our students every day. Thrive in your school, in your community and in the world. Without a doubt, you’ll find a path and a place that brings out your potential.

How to Apply

  • The Choice Application window is currently closed for the 24-25 school year. The application period ended on Friday, February 23 at 5pm. If you wish to submit an application at this time, please note that applicants will be automatically waitlisted due to a post-enrollment or late application.


    Click here to view the Choice timeline. Thank you for choosing GCS Choice Schools and Programs!

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    “Magnet schools boast more parental and community involvement, more personalization through theme-based education, and specialized programs that create a shared sense of community that leads to a safer environment for learning.”

    – Magnet Schools of America

Contact Us

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    Dr. Kimberly Robertson

    Executive Director



    Dr. Nakita Malloy




    Roxy Jessup Grant

    Program Administrator




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