The largest school system in the state is still growing, having added 27 total school facilities since 2007. More than 162,000 students attend Gwinnett County Public Schools, which continues to move ahead on the technology front with an initiative called eCLASS.
SUWANEE -- With 162,370 students in the district, Gwinnett County Public Schools remains the largest school district in the state of Georgia. While its growth has slowed somewhat in the past several years, it continues to grow in terms of teachers, students and administrators.
In 2007, the official enrollment count was 144,598 students and 10,061 teachers; there were 63 elementary schools, 20 middle schools, 16 high schools and seven special schools. Now, the official enrollment count is 162,370 students and 10,511 teachers; there are 77 elementary schools, 26 middle schools, 19 high schools and 11 special schools. In 2007, there were 106 total school facilities, and now there are 133.
Gwinnett County Public Schools provides insight to eCLASS — a digital Content, Learning, Assessment, and Support System that will provide the district an integrated enterprise solution to enhance student engagement and the learning process.
SUWANEE -- Back in 2005, if you walked into a classroom in Gwinnett County Public Schools, you might have seen a single, bulky desktop computer that students and a teacher shared.
GCPS provides a FAQ on the eCLASS program.