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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's Story

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Coming up at GSSM

03June

Friday, June 3, 2016

Final report cards mailed home

04June

Saturday, June 4, 2016

SAT Test Date

05June

Sunday, June 5, 2016

SPRI Begins

Rising Seniors begin their summer research in locations across the state, country and globe. Good luck, Govies!

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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