• District Personnel
    Administrators, managers - 83
    Principals - 124
    Assistant Principals - 150
    Elementary Teachers - 2,387
    Secondary Teachers - 1,079
    Other Classroom Teachers - 1,300
    School Counselors - 209
    Psychological Personnel - 51
    Media Coordinators, Audiovisual - 105
    Consultant, Supervisors 
    of Instruction - 25
    Other Professionals - 578
    Teacher Assistants - 1,052
    Technicians - 74
    Clerical, Secretarial - 393
    Service Workers - 1,227
    Skilled Crafts - 121
    Laborers - 14

    Total Full-Time Personnel - 8,972

    Total Full-time and Part-time personnel - 10,033

    Where the Money Comes From (2019-20)
    State Funds - $432,234,395
    County Funds - $206,610,398
    Federal Funds - $62,745,849
    Other Local Funds - $6,603,424
    School Food Services - $45,430,400
    ACES - $7,518,824
    Local Special Revenue - $12,870,231
    Capital Outlay - $6,116,528
    Per Pupil Expenditure Data Explorer

    How the Money is Used: (2019-20)
    Salaries  - $443,451,663
    Benefits -  $176,744,918
    Purchased Services  - $69,567,940
    Supplies & Materials – $61,439,896
    Capital Outlay – $7,800,632
    Transfers – $21,125,000

    Money spent per student (2018-19)
    $7,274.44 (This amount does not include what we spend on capital, child nutrition, ACES, nor special revenue funds - funds for specific schools or programs versus district wide K-12 expenditure - i.e., magnet funds, Mission Possible, More at Four).

    Number of Schools
    Elementary - 68
    Middle - 22
    High - 27
    Virtual - 2
    Alternative - 7
    (including GCS Newcomers School and SCALE)
    Total - 126
    Some campuses, such as Penn-Griffin School for the Arts, house multiple grade levels, like middle and high school.

  • 2020-21 Enrollment (20th Day) 
     Total – 69,355*

    *does not include pre-K

    2020-2021 Student Ethnic Composition (20th Day) 
    American Indian - 0.36%
    Asian - 6.88%
    Black – 41.69% 
    Hispanic – 17.15%
    Multi-Racial – 4.53%
    Pacific Islander - 0.15% 
    White – 29.25%

    2019-20 Students 
    Languages/Dialects - 160
    Special Education - 9,422 (includes pre-K)
    Advanced Learners - 13,132
    Student Poverty Rate - 66.34 (as of April 1, 2020)%

    2020 Graduate Information 
    Diplomas –5,401
    EC Certificates - 41
    National Merit Scholars - 37
    National Merit Commended Students - 40
    National Merit Semi Finalists - 25
    National Merit Scholars Finalists - 10
    Presidential Awards - 6
    Military Appointments - 154
    North Carolina Scholars – 1,088
    World Language Endorsement – 561
    Career Endorsement - 548
    College Endorsement – 2,160
    College/UNC Endorsement – 2,237

    Scholarships 
    Year          Total Dollars Awarded
    2000-01    $30,955,696
    2001-02    $35,140,293
    2002-03    $40,580,599
    2003-04    $49,552,025
    2004-05    $50,291,338
    2005-06    $56,089,484
    2006-07    $68,133,168
    2007-08    $77,055,614
    2008-09    $79,068,012
    2009-10    $110,840,654
    2010-11    $121,752,804
    2011-12    $139,050,955
    2012-13    $126,899,010
    2013-14    $149,462,070
    2014-15    $156,193,407
    2015-16    $160,812,151
    2016-17    $149,041,872
    2017-18    $177,973,215
    2018-19    $189,526,981
    2019-20    $193,131,565