Mill Creek High is the largest high school in Gwinnett County.
Photo: Vino Wong/AJC file photo
Photo: Vino Wong/AJC file photo

These are the biggest high schools in Gwinnett County

Gwinnett County Public Schools is the largest district in Georgia, with 179,359 students recorded in its post-Labor Day count this year. That is up by 7,069 students from its initial count on Aug. 8, the second day of school.

System officials believe that number may climb next month; the official count for the 2017-2018 school year will be conducted in October.

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Norcross High School had the highest enrollment in the post-Labor Day count with 3,807 students. That displaces Mill Creek High School as the largest high school in the county and state. Mill Creek had 3,655 students in the first count and 3,668 in the post-Labor Day count.

Mill Creek was still one of the largest schools in the county, landing at second place. The Hochston school serves students from Hamilton Mill, an unincorporated community in Gwinnett County, as well as parts of Braselton within county lines.

Brookwood High School in Snellville is the third-largest school, with 3,564 enrolled, followed by Peachtree Ridge High School in fourth with 3,286. Meadowcreek High School came in fifth with 3,224. 

The full list of high schools by enrollment is below:

  1. Norcross High School: 3,807 
  2. Mill Creek High School: 3,668 
  3. Brookwood High School: 3,564 
  4. Peachtree Ridge High School: 3,286 
  5. Meadowcreek High School: 3,224 
  6. Collins Hill High School: 3,139 
  7. North Gwinnett High School: 3,034 
  8. Parkview High School: 3,024 
  9. Grayson High School: 3,007 
  10. Berkmar High School: 2,952 
  11. Duluth High School: 2,748 
  12. Archer High School: 2,698 
  13. Discovery High School: 2,684 
  14. South Gwinnett High School: 2,623 
  15. Mountain View High School: 2,591 
  16. Shiloh High School: 2,398 
  17. Central Gwinnett High School: 2,169 
  18. Dacula High School: 2,116 
  19. Lanier High School: 1,841 
  20. Gwinnett School of Math, Science and Technology: 1,043
  21. Phoenix High School: 413 
  22. Gwinnett Online Campus: 302
  23. Adapt-Strive (special education program): 278 
  24. GIVE (Gwinnett Intervention Education) East: 276 
  25. GIVE (Gwinnett Intervention Education) West: 129 
  26. International Transition Center: 122 
  27. The BRIDGE (special education program): 51 
  28. Oakland Meadow School: 30

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