GCS Families, Welcome Back to School!
We are so excited to have your child in the classroom for the 2019-20 school year. This page will give you the details you need to get the school year off to a great start.
When is the first day of school?
For most students, the first day of school is Monday, August 26, but some schools start as early as August 7. Here is a complete listing with links to school calendars:
- August 7 Click on this link to find the calendars for the Middle and Early Colleges and Academies
- Click on this link for the calendar for the Early College at Guilford
- Click on this link for the Greensboro College Middle College calendar
- Click on this link to find the calendar for the Middle College at UNCG
- August 8 (Click here to find the Extended Year Calendar)
- August 26 (Click on this text for the Traditional Academic Calendar)
When is my school's open house?
GCS has moved to a standardized open house schedule. For 2019, the schedule is:
Monday, August 19 High school open houses 5-7 p.m.
Tuesday, August 20 Middle school open houses 5-7 p.m.
Wednesday, August 21 Elementary open houses 5-7 p.m.
Please note that Brooks Global Studies will have its open house on Wednesday, August 21.
How do I find my child’s bus stop information?
What time does school start?
Click here for a list of school start times or check your child's school website for details.
What does my child need for the first day?
Click on this text for the elementary school supply list for the 2019-20 school year.. The list has been standardized this year for all GCS elementary schools. For middle and high schools, please check your school’s website.
Where do I find the school meal menu?
Full price for breakfast is $1, and full price for lunch is $2.85. All students who qualify for reduced-priced meals will receive breakfast at no cost and can purchase lunch for $.40.
Can I pay fees online?
Yes, you can pay fees online using K12 Payment Center. Click on this text to learn more about the service and how it works. Please note that the service fees are changing effective Aug. 1.
How much is the athletics fee?
Student athletes will need to pay a $45 athletics fee, which covers the entire school year regardless of the number of sports he or she plays. Families who cannot afford the fee can apply for a waiver. Click on this text to find out more about the athletics fee and how to apply for the fee waiver.
How do I stay connected with GCS?
Have a question? Submit it through Let’s Talk, and you’ll receive a response within 48 hours. Click on this text to go to the Let's Talk area of the website.
GCS has gone digital with electronic flyers! We use Peachjar to provide digital flyers directly to your email. Register to receive flyers at Peachjar.com.
You can also stay in the know through Guilford Parent Academy! Be the first to know about upcoming events and get timely tips through weekly emails. Click on this text to join Parent Academy and review the list of upcoming workshops and events.
How do I get involved as a volunteer, business or faith partner?
Who to Call
ACES (After-school Care Enrichment Services)
Pre-K and Kindergarten Registration
Interpreters/English as a Second Language