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Noteworthy

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

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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

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CREATEng Orangeburg

Engineer your future! CREATEng is a one-of-a-kind, four-day immersion into engineering and design-based thinking for rising 8th and 9th graders, delivered in locations across the state. Working in teams, campers will apply...

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30June

iTEAMS Xtreme Spartanburg

Xplore your anywhere! Get ready to jump into the world of high-tech startups! iTEAMS Xtreme is GSSM’s computer science, technology and entrepreneurship summer day camp for rising 7th and 8th graders across South Carolina...

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30June

iTEAMS Xtreme: Next Generation Dorchester

Ready for a challenge? What if you could create a robot that lit up to the tune of your favorite song? Or what if you could program your own remote control? At iTEAMS Xtreme: Next Generation, rising 7th and 8th grade...

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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