• School Choice Fair

    Our 2023 School Choice Fair will be held at the Gastonia Conference Center on Friday, February 3, from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. and on Saturday, February 4, from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  This is an opportunity for students and parents to drop in and learn about the 22 school choice/magnet school programs that are available in Gaston County Schools. 

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  • Register your child for kindergarten 

    Registration for kindergarten is taking place now. You may apply online by clicking here. Kindergarten is for children who will be five years old on or before August 31, 2023. 

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  • Pre-Kindergarten Registration

    Registration for pre-kindergarten is taking place now. Pre-kindergarten is for children who will be four years old on or before August 31, 2023. You must be a resident of Gaston County. For more information, please click here.

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  • National Mentoring Month

    January is National Mentoring Month. Our school mentors give of their time, talents and resources to make a difference in the lives of children. Please take time this month to honor and thank the mentors in your school. Let them know how much you appreciate what they do for students. For more information, please visit www.nationalmentoringmonth.org.

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  • "Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?"

    The annual "Are You Smarter Than a Gaston County Fifth Grader?" competition is Thursday, February 9 at 6:00 p.m. at Stuart W. Cramer High School. The event is a fundraiser to provide grants for teachers and features school teams paired with business representatives to prove who really is smarter than a fifth grader. The public is invited. Admission is $5 per person or $15 for a family of four.

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  • All-County High School Band Concert

    You are invited to attend the Gaston County Schools All-County High School Band concert, Saturday, February 11, at 2:00 p.m. at  Ashbrook High School, 2222 South New Hope Road, Gastonia. 

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  • Registering and applying made easy

    Hey, parents!  You can register for kindergarten, apply for our school choice programs, and submit a school transfer application online.  It’s how we are making registering and applying easy and convenient for you. Click here to get started now.

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  • New Student Enrollment Application

    Register Now! Click here to submit an online new student enrollment application. Have a question? Call our Student Assignment Office at 704-810-7284.

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