Upcoming Events

Parent Information


Hughes Academy Prospective Parent Event


Upcoming Job Fair

We’re hiring great people for positions as bus drivers, bus aides, custodians, and food service personnel! Greenville County Schools will host a Job Fair on Tuesday, September 24 from 5:00 - 7:00 pm at Gateway Elementary School, 200 Hawkins Road, Travelers Rest (Directionsto Gateway Elementary). Come see how you can make a difference!

Download/View Job Fair Flyer

Colorcycle Program


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Teacher of the Year


Sign Up for Backpack

Backpack is a central site for students and parents to access information, to apply to Greenville County Schools special programs, and to access apps for education. This replaces the Powerschool Portal.

Welcome to Backpack video for Parents and Guardians

Instructions for Backpack registration 

Instructions for Backpack registration (Spanish)

Sign up for GCS Backpack. You will need an email address to create an account. If you do not have your student's ID number, you can find it on a report card and progress report, or you can stop by the Gateway front desk with a driver's license to get it. You will need to bring a photo ID to your child's school to verify your account once you have created it.

After you register, access GCS Backpack using the icon at the top right corner of the Gateway website.