About Greenville County Schools

Greenville County Schools, located in beautiful Upstate South Carolina, is a great place to learn, work and live.

Recognized as a school system of excellence, Greenville County Schools was awarded district-wide National Accreditation from the AdvancED Accreditation Commission, recognizing us as a high quality school district with some of the finest schools the review team had ever seen.

We are the State leader in school choice, featuring schools of various sizes in urban, suburban and rural settings, and magnet academies offering specialized studies in areas such as communications arts, languages, the arts, and science and mathematics. About 15% of our 72,000 students take advantage of school choice to match their needs and interests.

There is something for everyone in Greenville County Schools! We have gifted and talented programs, International Baccalaureate studies at all grade levels, career technology, the Fine Arts Center, Roper Mountain Science Center, virtual school, Baldrige quality schools, special education, and other specialized programs to meet the needs of each student.

Our athletic and extra-curricular offerings are second to none, featuring sports at both the high school and middle school levels, academic clubs and competitions, fine arts such as drama, band and chorus, speech and debate, and various student organizations such as Beta Club and National Honor Society.

Our schools have positive relationships with their communities. PTAs and local businesses are active and involved, providing hundreds of thousands of volunteer hours each year, as well as millions of dollars in financial support.