Parent Information

2019-2020  Student Handbook

2019-2020 Student Information Sheet

2019-2020 Student Driver/Rider Form

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School Visitor and Volunteer Guidelines

Greenville County Schools (GCS), in an effort to ensure the safety of all of our students, has implemented additional security checks for school volunteers.  All volunteers must submit an online application to the district and receive clearance from the district before volunteering at any school/center or chaperoning any school field trip. 

District guidelines and forms for volunteer approval can be found at https://www.greenville.k12.sc.us/Parents/main.asp?titleid=volunteers . 

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Backpack for Parents

A backpack for parents account provides parents, guardians, or contacts with a central place to sign in to do the following:

View their student's information including demographics, attendance, classes, grades, lunch balances, and test scores
Apply or register their student to Special Focus schools and programs (Fine Arts Center, Career Centers, etc.)
Receive alerts and notifications regarding their students
View their student's school and contact information
Manage parent and contact information for their students

Visit the Greenville County Schools District Website to find more information about the Backpack for Parents

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Children's Online Privacy Protection Act – COPPA

Greenville County Schools believes that technology is an important resource for enhancing the education of students with the most effective web-based tools and applications for learning. To provide students with access to web-based resources and to comply with federal regulations, including the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), pertaining to the confidentiality of student information, Greenville County Schools has considered the educational value of and entered into agreements with several third-party computer software applications and web-based services. These third-party providers include Edmodo, Google Apps for Education, Office 365 for Education, and other similar educational programs. A list of the programs with the terms of use and privacy policy for each can be found at the Greenville County School’s COPPA Page.