• District Personnel
    Administrators, managers - 83
    Principals - 124
    Assistant Principals - 150
    Elementary Teachers - 2,387
    Secondary Teachers - 1,079
    Other Classroom Teachers - 1,300
    School Counselors - 209
    Psychological Personnel - 51
    Media Coordinators, Audiovisual - 105
    Consultant, Supervisors 
    of Instruction - 25
    Other Professionals - 578
    Teacher Assistants - 1,052
    Technicians - 74
    Clerical, Secretarial - 393
    Service Workers - 1,227
    Skilled Crafts - 121
    Laborers - 14

    Total Full-Time Personnel - 8,972

    Total Full-time and Part-time personnel - 10,033

    Where the Money Comes From (2018-19)
    State Funds - $428,062,993
    County Funds - $202,610,398
    Federal Funds - $66,337,079
    Other Local Funds - $3,433,424
    School Food Services - $42,789,450
    ACES - $7,898,855
    Local Special Revenue - $9,976,219
    Capital Outlay - $6,000,000

    How the Money is Used: (2018-19)
    Salaries  - $438,825,891
    Benefits -  $160,422,896
    Purchased Services  - $85,800,332
    Supplies & Materials – $54,260,486
    Capital Outlay – $8,023,522
    Transfers – $19,775,291

    Money spent per student (2018-19)
    $7,274.44 (This amount does not include what we spend on capital, child nutrition, ACES, nor special revenue funds - funds for specific schools or programs versus district wide K-12 expenditure - i.e., magnet funds, Mission Possible, More at Four).

    Number of Schools
    Elementary - 68
    Middle - 22
    High - 28
    Alternative - 10
    (including GCS Newcomers School, SCALE and High School Academy)
    Total - 125
    Some campuses, such as Penn-Griffin School for the Arts, house multiple grade levels, like middle and high school.

  • 2019-20 Enrollment (20th Day) 
     Total - 71,414*

    *does not include pre-K

    2019-20 Students 
    Languages/Dialects - 124
    Special Education - 10,524 (includes pre-K)
    Advanced Learners - 13,390
    Student Poverty Rate - 66.34 (as of April 1, 2020)%
     
    2019-20 Student Ethnic Composition (20th Day) 
    American Indian - 0.34%
    Asian - 6.63%
    Black - 39.99% 
    Hispanic - 16.91%
    Multi-Racial - 5.70%
    Pacific Islander - 0.14% 
    White - 30.29%

    2019 Graduate Information 
    Diplomas – 5,526
    EC Certificates - 43
    National Merit Scholars - 20
    National Merit Commended Students - 32
    National Merit Semi Finalists - 15
    National Merit Scholars Finalists - 15
    Presidential Awards - 16
    Military Appointments - 227
    North Carolina Scholars – 1,062
    World Language Endorsement – 467
    Career Endorsement - 927
    College Endorsement -- 3,555
    College/UNC Endorsement - 3,659

    Scholarships 
    Year          Total Dollars Awarded
    2000-01    $30,955,696
    2001-02    $35,140,293
    2002-03    $40,580,599
    2003-04    $49,552,025
    2004-05    $50,291,338
    2005-06    $56,089,484
    2006-07    $68,133,168
    2007-08    $77,055,614
    2008-09    $79,068,012
    2009-10    $110,840,654
    2010-11    $121,752,804
    2011-12    $139,050,955
    2012-13    $126,899,010
    2013-14    $149,462,070
    2014-15    $156,193,407
    2015-16    $160,812,151
    2016-17    $149,041,872
    2017-18    $177,973,215
    2018-19    $189,526,981