Neel Patel on Highland

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Jerome Butler on Highland

VIDEO: National Blue Ribbon Celebration

VIDEO: Vision Screenings at Carr Elementary

  • Open House Information

    Parents and students are encouraged to attend one of our Open Houses. Visit our world-class pathway labs, and speak to current students and staff. Be amazed by the Highland educational experience.

    • January 25, 5:30-7:00 p.m.
    • February 15, 5:30-7:00 p.m.

    In addition, check us out at the Gaston County Schools' Showcase and Parent Fair on Saturday, February 3 from 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. at Stuart W. Cramer High School.

    Highland Open House

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Lottery Application Information

  • To attend Highland, students must be chosen through a random lottery that occurs each year in the spring. Being selected during the lottery places the student on a conditional acceptance and waitlist. The student must meet the criteria for their 8th grade year for final acceptance to attend Highland.

    To apply for Highland School of Technology, please use the Gaston County School Choice Application, and select Highland. 

    Application materials will be available through the GCS School Choice Webpage starting January 8.  Complete and return the Discipline Information Request Highland School of Technology if you are not a Gaston County Schools student.