Overview

  • Public, independent school serving students in grades 6 through 12.  Day students only - no boarding program.

  • Expanding to include grades 4 and 5 for the first time in School Year 2018-19.

  • Accredited by AdvancED/SACS/CASI for over 90 continuous years

  • Faculty and Administration certified by Georgia Professional Standards Commission

  • Annual tuition and fees for SY17-18= $5,250. 

  • Presidential and GMC Foundation Scholarships provide financial assistance to our students based on financial need, grades and discipline. Last year GMC met approximately 45% of the validated need.

  • SY 17-18 beginning of year student enrollment

  • 569 total students with 279 in Middle School and 290 in High School

  • 51% male, 49% female

  • 71 % Caucasian, 29% Minority

  • 73% of students are Baldwin County residents, 27% from nine surrounding counties

 

  College Prep Academics

  • Program of study focuses on preparing students for success in the college/university of their choice

  • Emphasis on critical thinking, problem solving, and application of knowledge

  • State of the art facilities with technological resources to support student learning

  • Honors and Accelerated Math and English courses offered beginning in the 6th grade

  • 4 Advanced Placement (AP) courses certified by College Board & pre-AP courses offered in High School. All 4 AP courses - Biology, Language, Calculus, and Statistics – have pass rates that consistently exceed State rates. AP Language pass rate has exceeded global pass rate for 6 consecutive years. AP Biology pass rate has exceeded global pass rate for 5 consecutive years. AP Statistics pass rate has exceeded global pass rate for 3 consecutive years.

  • Dual Enrollment program with GMC Junior College. During SY16-17, 45% of our Sophomores, 70% of our Juniors, and 75% of our Seniors participated in the program. This group successfully completed 524 college classes and earned 2,544 college quarter credit hours.

  • SAT and ACT averages for top 75% of graduates continually exceed the state and national averages in each area

  • Graduation rate is 100% for the Classes of 2010 to 2017 with average of 97% enrolling in a post-secondary institution after graduation.

  • Classes of 2015-2017 have been awarded over 6.5 million dollars in college scholarship funds in addition to HOPE and Zell Miller awards with 70% of each of the past two graduating classes earning scholarship monies toward their postsecondary education.

  • Since 2007, 93% of graduates enroll in a college/university upon graduation; 95% returning for 2nd year.

  • 80% of graduates in Classes of 2006-2010 have earned at least one college degree. Of these, 73% hold a Bachelor’s degree or higher and 27% hold an Associate’s degree.

  Character Development

  • Embodies mission of "Elevating the Character" in all aspects of school’s culture

  • All students bound by GMC Honor Code, "I will not lie, cheat, steal, nor tolerate those who do" 

  • Emphasis on community service; over 175 students honored with a Distinguished Order of the Servant Leader medal for completing 100 hours of community service within one year

  • Beginning with the Class of 2014, each class has established a "Class of" Scholarship to leave a lasting legacy to future GMC Prep students. The Classes of 2014 through 2019 have raised funds to fully endow their class scholarships.

 

  National and State Championship Titles

  • 2017, 2016, 2015 GHSA Class A Public Literary State Champions

  • 2017, 2016, 2013, 2012 GHSA Class A Public Boys Cross Country State Champions

  • 2016, 2015, 2013 GHSA Class A Public One-Act Play State Champions

  • 2017, 2016, 2014 Mixed Raider State Champions

  • 2016, 2015 GHSA Class A Public Girls State Track Champions

  • 2015 Mixed Raider National Champions

  • 2015, 2014 GHSA Class A Public State Softball Champions

 

  Military – Junior ROTC

  • Provides daily leadership opportunities/development for every student 

  • Military uniforms worn by all students and faculty

  • Student-led military ceremonies including morning formation, drill, and parades

  • Military Extra-Curricular Activities include Color Guard, Drill Team, Orienteering, and Raiders.

  • All High School students are members of our JROTC program; which has achieved the recognition of being an "Honor Unit with Distinction" (Gold Star Program) for the past 20 years.

  • From 2014 through 2017, at least one student each year has received a Congressional Appointment and/or Acceptance to a United States Service Academy. There are 8 graduates at the Academies.

 

Additional Student Opportunities

  • Full athletic program for grades 6-12 with our High School teams competing as a member of the Georgia High School Association

  • Fine Arts Program – Concert Band for grades 6-12, Marching Band, Jazz Band, Literary Team, One Act Play, Middle School and High School Musicals, Visual Arts

  • Chick-fil-A Leadership Academy

  • School/Community service organizations and Honor Societies - Student Government Association, American Legion Junior Auxiliary, National Honor Society, Junior and Senior Beta, Mu Alpha Theta, Spanish Honor Society, Thespian Honor Society, Rho Kappa

"Develop the Intellect; Elevate the Character."
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ABOUT GMC PREP

GMC Prep School     201 East Greene Street     Milledgeville, Georgia 31061       PH (478) 3874878     FAX (478) 445-4536