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Noteworthy

Celebrating GSSM's Class of 2016!

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Only at GSSM

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Research

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

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January Interim

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

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Independent Study

Independent study in fields that interest you

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STEM Leader

Over 50 STEM courses offered annually

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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 Ellen's Story

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Coming up at GSSM

31July

Sunday, July 31, 2016

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

SmartStart Beaufort

Meet Govies and Parents in the Beaufort area! Join us for a SmartStart Summer Social Sunday, July 31, 2016 4-6PM RSVP to cote@gssm.k12.sc.us or 843-383-3944

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31July

Sunday, July 31, 2016

5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

SmartStart Horry

Meet Govies and Parents in the Horry County area! Join us for a SmartStart Summer Social Sunday, July 31, 2016 5:30-8PM RSVP to cote@gssm.k12.sc.us or 843-383-3944

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06August

Saturday, August 6, 2016

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

SmartStart Lexington

Meet Govies and Parents in the Lexington County area! Join us for a SmartStart Summer Social Saturday, August 6, 2016 2-4PM RSVP to cote@gssm.k12.sc.us or 843-383-3944

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By the Numbers

$14,000,000

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