Greenville County Schools 01
Greenville County Schools 01
The School District of Greenville County is the largest public school system in South Carolina and the 47th largest school systems in the nation. Each day the district challenges and inspires more than71,000 young people in grades K-12 to meet the demand of the future. Most recently, SDGC was awarded 13National Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence, 21 Palmetto’s Finest (State’s Top Schools), 48 Red Carpet Schools, and has the largest PTA Membership in the state. We offer magnet academies of accelerated learning, a comprehensive K-12 International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculums, after school enrichment opportunities, middle school initiatives, alternative school programs, and an early childhood education program which has been nationally recognized. 86% of graduating students attend college. Honored to have 27 National Merit Scholarship Semi-finalists in 2012-2013, our students scored higher that their national peers on nine Advanced Placement exams as well as outscoring the state and the national averages on the ACT College Entrance Test. Greenville County students also outscored their peers in South Carolina on the SAT (College Entrance Test). Greenville County Schools completed a $933 million building program which provides “equal” school facilities for all students across the 800 square-mile school system. The average age of schools is 10 years.
Mission: We provide educational experiences, in cooperation with the home and community, that prepare students for lifelong learning and for ethical, productive participation in a democratic society and the global community. We Believe.. • All students can learn. • Students are the center of the educational process. • Students learn best in a safe, orderly, and inviting environment. • Students should have competent teachers, principals, and support personnel. • Parent involvement and volunteer services support and enhance the teaching and learning process. • Students should have equal access to educational opportunities. • Students have the responsibility to be active learners. • Curriculum and instruction should meet the needs of all students. • Educational experiences should enable students to learn to communicate effectively, solve problems competently, think critically and creatively, and act responsibly. • Education is the shared responsibility of home, school, and community. Our Vision: To become an exemplary school district in which every child achieves to his or her maximum ability through a rigorous, engaging curriculum and systems of support that cultivate the potential and promote the well-being of every individual child.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Greenville County Schools does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, color, handicap, or religion or national origin in its dealings with employees, students, the general public, applicants for employment, educational programs, activities, or access to its facilities.