Schools

Suwanee's young residents are served by Gwinnett County Schools, the largest school system in Georgia and one of the most respected in the country. Gwinnett County Schools is a two-time winner of the Broad Prize for Urban Education. Students living in the City of Suwanee attend one of the following public schools:

Elementary Schools

Burnette Elementary
3221 McGinnis Ferry Road
Suwanee, GA 30024
678-546-2170
www.gwinnett.k12.ga.us/BurnetteES/Home.html
Principal: Kim Reed

Level Creek Elementary School
4488 Tench Road
Suwanee, GA 30024
770-904-7950
www.levelcreek.org/home.html
Principal: Daniel Skelton

Parsons Elementary School
1615 Old Peachtree Road
Suwanee, GA 30024
678-957-3050
www.parsonselementary.org
Principal: Dr. Charlotte Sadler

Riverside Elementary School
5445 Settles Bridge Road
Suwanee, GA 30024
678-482-1000
www.riversiderockets.org
Principal: Benjamin Pope

Roberts Elementary School
251 Buford Highway
Suwanee, GA 30024
678-745-2370
www.robertses.org
Principal: Dr. Dion Jones

Suwanee Elementary School
3875 Smithtown Road
Suwanee, GA 30024
770-945-5763
www.gwinnett.k12.ga.us/SuwaneeES
Principal: Dr. Michele Smith

Middle Schools

North Gwinnett Middle School
170 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard
Suwanee, GA 30024
678-745-2300
www.northgwinnettms.com
Principal: Wanda Law

Richard Hull Middle School
1950 Old Peachtree Road
Duluth, GA 30096
770-232-3200
www.hullmiddleschool.org
Principal: Denise Showell

High Schools

North Gwinnett High School
20 Level Creek Road
Suwanee, GA 30024
678-745-2230
www.northgwinnett.com
Principal: Nathan Ballantine

Peachtree Ridge High School
1555 Old Peachtree Road
Suwanee, GA 30024
678-957-3100
www.peachtreeridge.org
Principal: Dr. Jeff Mathews

Gwinnett County Public Schools

Standardized test results

Standardized test scores for Suwanee area schools, as well as those throughout Gwinnett County, are available on the Gwinnett County Public Schools website.

2014-15 Gwinnett County Public Schools Calendar

First Day of School August 5
Labor Day September 1
Early release for elementary and middle schools September 24 & 25
Student Holiday October 13
Student/Teacher Holiday November 4
Thanksgiving Break November 24-28
Early release for high school exams December 17-19
Winter Break December 22-January 5
Begin second semester January 6
Martin Luther King Day January 19
Student Holiday February 16
Early release for elementary and middle schools February 25 & 26
Student/Teacher Holiday March 13
Spring Break April 6-10
Early release for high school exams May 18-20
Last Day of School May 20

Gwinnett County Board of Education

The Gwinnett County Board of Education is composed of five citizens elected by voters in five geographic areas of the county to govern the public school system. Those schools serving Suwanee residents are located within District II (the North Gwinnett cluster) and are represented by Dan Seckinger, who joined the board in January 1995. He is owner/president of Bartimaeus, Inc., a building specialties commercial contractor.

Board meetings generally are held at 7 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month. Meetings take place in the Board Room at the Instructional Support Center, located at 437 Old Peachtree Road in Suwanee. Citizens wishing to address the board should inform the superintendent's office in writing by noon on the Monday preceding a meeting. A public forum for individuals not on the agenda is held at 6:30 p.m.

Board membership

Carole Boyce, District I
Dr. Robert McClure, District IV
Dr. Mary Kay Murphy, District III
Louise Radloff, District V
Dan Seckinger, District II (includes Suwanee area)

Contact information

Gwinnett County Public Schools
437 Old Peachtree Road NW
Suwanee, GA 30024-2978
678-301-6000
www.gwinnett.k12.ga.us