GMC Prep At A Glance

  • Public, independent school serving students in grades Kindergarten through 12, day students only.  

  • Accredited continuously by AdvancED/SACSCASI/COGNIA since 1928

  • Faculty and Administration certified by Georgia Professional Standards Commission

  • Annual tuition and fees for SY21-22 = $5,475

  • Presidential and GMC Foundation Scholarships provide financial assistance to our students based on financial need.

  • SY 19-20 Student enrollment in grades 3-12 is 751

    • 317 in High School, 284 in Middle School, 150 in Elementary School.

    • 50% Male, 50% Female

    • 71 % Caucasian, 29% Minority 

    • 75% of students are Baldwin County residents with the remaining 25% coming from eight 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

  • Graduation rate is 100% for the Classes of 2010 to 2021 with average of 97% enrolling in a post-secondary institution after graduation.

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

  • 5 Advanced Placement (AP) courses certified by College Board & pre-AP courses offered in High School.  AP US History is in its first year of revival since offering it last in 2015.  Our other 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 past 8 years.  AP Biology pass rate has exceeded global pass rate for past 6 years.  AP Calculus has exceeded global pass rate for past 2 years.

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

  • Dual Enrollment program with GMC Junior College.  During SY18-19, 47% of our Sophomores, 79% of our Juniors, and 67% of our Seniors participated in the Dual Enrollment program with Georgia Military College.  These 140 students successfully completed 636 college classes and earned 2,942 college quarter credit hours.  

  • Classes of 2015-2021 have been awarded over 9.2 million dollars in college scholarship funds in addition to HOPE and Zell Miller awards.   

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


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 232 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 Team Championship Titles

  • 2021, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015 GHSA Class A Public Literary State Champions 

  • 2021, 2019 GHSA Class A Public Boys Soccer State Champions

  • 2021 Rifle GHSA State Champions

  • 2018, 2017, 2016, 2013, 2012  GHSA Class A Public Boys Cross Country State Champions

  • 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2014 Mixed Raider State Champions

  • 2018, 2016, 2015, 2013  GHSA Class A Public One-Act Play State Champions

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

  • 2015, 2014  GHSA Class A Public State Softball Champions 

  • 2015 Mixed Raider National Champions


Military (6th– 8thgrades) and Junior ROTC (9th– 12thgrades)

  • Provides daily leadership opportunities through positions of increasing responsibility and rank structure designed to maximize leadership development in every student.  

  • Military uniforms worn by all students in grades 6-12 and all faculty

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

  • Military Extra-Curricular Activities include Color Guard, Drill Team, 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 Acceptance to a United States Service Academy.  In 2018, one student received an appointment to the United States Coast Guard Academy Prep Program.  In 2019, one student received appointments to both the United States Air Force Academy and the United States Military Academy.  There are currently 7 Prep School graduates attending the Service 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.  Junior Bulldog athletic program for grades 3-5 in Football, Cheerleading, Cross Country, Basketball, and Soccer.

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

  • School/Community service organizations and Honor Societies – Chick-fil-A Leadership Academy

  • Student Leadership Organization, American Legion Junior Auxiliary, National Honor Society, Junior and Senior Beta, Mu Alpha Theta, Spanish Honor Society, Thespian Honor Society, Rho Kappa

  • International Summer Exchange Program with the Royal Hospital School in the United Kingdom

  • High Adventure Leadership Program in partnership with Boy Scouts of America

  • Elementary Opportunities – Art Club, Baldwin County CHAMPS, 4-H

  • Student engagement, speaking series, with distinguished alumni, state dignitaries, and renowned national leaders who are experts in their fields.