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GCS Prepares for 2021-22 School Year


June 11, 2021 – Now that the 2020-21 school year has come to a close, Guilford County Schools is wasting no time in preparing for the start of the 2021-22 school year. Here are a few reminders for parents:

  • Summer meal distribution has begun. Click here for locations and more information.
  • To register a student who is new to Guilford County Schools, visit
  • To request transportation for the upcoming school year, please complete this form.
  • Students in seventh and 12th grades, as well as incoming kindergartners and new students, should be aware of the required vaccines for those grade levels. Click here for more details.
  • ACES afterschool programs will return next year at select locations. Parents who are interested in registering for ACES should complete this survey.
  • GCS will begin summer hours on Monday, June 14. Schools and offices will be open to the public from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and will be closed on Friday. This schedule is in effect through August 13, with some exceptions for schools following non-traditional calendars.
  • All GCS offices and schools will be closed the week of July 5.
  • Schools that follow the traditional academic calendar will welcome students on August 23. Schools will open for in-person instruction five days per week, except for the district’s two virtual schools, Guilford eLearning Virtual Academy and Guilford eLearning University Prep.
  • Other school calendars, including the calendar for restart schools, can be found here.