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GSSM Named Top-Performing U.S. School by The Washington Post

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Mentored research opportunities in South Carolina, the US, Europe and Asia


January Interim

Between semesters, travel or take fun courses like SCUBA diving, cooking, or horseback riding


Independent Study

Independent study in fields that interest you


STEM Leader

Over 50 STEM courses offered annually


World-Class Faculty

All faculty have master’s degrees; 80% have PhDs

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"Thanks to generosity and foresight of the state of South Carolina, the education I received at GSSM put me a step ahead."

Mary Ellen Richardson Player

Class of 2000

City Operations Lead, Google Fiber Charlotte

Mary's Story

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Coming up at GSSM




AP Exams with abbreviated class schedules


Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Tennis Playoffs



Thursday, May 5, 2016

6:00 pm

Summer Camp SmartTalk Greenville

You are invited to attend an information session about the South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics’ Summer Camps. Make the most of your summer! 6PM Thursday, May 5, 2016 Ogletree Deakins 300 N Main...

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By the Numbers


Total scholarship amount offered to the 111 seniors in the class of 2015

  • 2004

    Average SAT score of a Govie

  • 288

    Students in residence from across the state

  • 94%

    of alumni would attend GSSM again

  • 40%

    of courses are above AP level