Most residents of Snellville send their children to public schools that are part of the Gwinnett County Public Schools system, the largest school system in Georgia. Gwinnett County Public Schools is the largest employer in Gwinnett County, with approximately 22,000 full time and part time positions. Beginning teachers earn about $38,000 per year. Teachers with a Masters degree plus 10 years teaching experience earn $53,694 per year and including benefits, their total yearly income averages $71,694. The public school system is committed to providing all students with a safe and secure learning environment in which they receive quality education in a rigorous curriculum with ongoing progress assessment.
Public high schools and middle schools in Snellville
Brookwood High School is the largest public high school with just over 3,400 students, 174 full time teachers, and a student/teacher ratio of 18.8 to 1. South Gwinnett High School is the second largest with about 2,680 students. Shiloh High School is third with almost 2,000 students. Snellville Middle School and Shiloh Middle School are the two middle schools in Snellville, with approximately 2,250 and 1,640 students respectively.
Public elementary schools in Snellville
In descending order by number of students, the four largest elementary schools in Snellville are Norton Elementary School with just over 2,000 students, Pharr Elementary School with almost 1,400 students, Brookwood Elementary School with about 1,050 students, and Britt Elementary School with almost 1,000 students. Centerville Elementary School has about 830 students, Shiloh Elementary School has almost 800 students, Partee Elementary School has about 725 students, and Annistown Elementary School has just over 550 students.
Colleges and universities near Snellville
There are no public or private colleges in Snellville. The two closest colleges are Gwinnett Technical College and Georgia Perimeter College in Lawrenceville. Gwinnett Technical College is a public, two year college offering Associate degrees in Arts & Sciences, Business & Finance, Computer Science, Cosmetology, Health Sciences, Visual Arts, Fashion & Design, and many other subjects. With more than 21,500 students, Georgia Perimeter College is the third largest public institution in the University System of Georgia. Georgia Perimeter College is also a two year college offering various Associate of Arts degrees, Associate of Science degrees and Associate of Applied Sciences degrees.