Booker earns regional superintendent award
Our Superintendent of Schools W. Jeffrey Booker was chosen as the Southwest Region Superintendent of the Year for 2016-2017.
Proficiency, academic growth increases
Gaston County Schools had an increase in overall student proficiency and more schools met or exceeded academic growth expectations. Our average SAT score also increased by 15 points.
Seniors awarded $53 million in scholarships
The Class of 2016 was awarded more than $53 million in academic, athletic, military, and fine arts scholarships, which is a record amount for a graduating class.
New elementary magnet school focuses on STEAM
Our first elementary magnet school - Hawks Nest STEAM Academy - opened in August for grades K-5. The school focuses on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics.
Student wins silver medal at science fair
Mallory Allman earned a silver medal at the international science fair for her project that experimented with how to create bioplastic from kudzu.
Spanish teacher earns state recognition
Laura Sexton, a Spanish teacher at the Gaston Early College High School, was named the Foreign Language Association of North Carolina’s Teacher of the Year.