Welcome to the Gilchrist County School District website! GCSD is the 3rd ranked school district in the state! We are an "A" school district that is working hard toward fulfilling every student's potential through rigorous programs, relevant instruction, and meaningful relationships. Gilchrist County Schools have been recognized throughout the state for our high expectations and proven results. The hard work of our teachers, students, and parents has resulted in receiving an A or B grade for the past twelve years in a row! Gilchrist County School District has been featured on MSN for being the best school district in Florida!
Gilchrist County is a small and rural school district with a total of approximately 2700 students attending two elementary schools and two combination middle/high schools. Our schools offer comprehensive programs to prepare students for future endeavors. Our hard-working students, dedicated teachers, and involved parents have allowed Gilchrist County Schools to continue to meet challenging standards year after year. We are proud of our schools and our community.
Please explore this site for additional information on programs, services, and opportunities available in our district.
Superintendent Rob Rankin and the Gilchrist County School Board members were recognized today at the 72nd Annual Joint Conference and Board of Directors meeting.
We are proud to announce that all five school board members were awarded the ‘Certified Board Member’ credential. This distinct honor is achieved by completing a (96) hour training program providing instruction in the areas of Leadership, Advocacy, and Knowledge.
In addition, Superintendent Rankin and the School Board were recognized for their completion of a (32) hour training program they completed together making them a ‘Gilchrist County Leadership Team as a Certified Board’. They were the only Board in the state recognized for achieving both accomplishments.
Congratulations on your hard work, dedication, and service.
To continually provide high performing schools that include diversified experiences for all students so that they exit college and/or career ready, are productive, contributing citizens, and have an appreciation for and willingness to serve their community.