About GMS

MISSION: As ONE GAINESVILLE, we will inspire, nurture, challenge, and prepare our students as we educate them to be successful in a 21st century global society.

VISION: Our students will think critically, act compassionately, work meaningfully, choose wisely, and live joyfully.


Mascot: Red Elephants
Founded: 1893
School Colors: Red & White
Enrollment: 6th-8th Grade, Approx. 1,800 students
Feeder Schools: 6 elementary schools (Centennial, Enota, Fairstreet, Gainesville Elementary, Mundy Mill, and New Holland)
Cluster: Gainesville High School

Classes: 8:25 a.m.-3:25 p.m.
Office Hours: 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

The school building opens at 7:30 am each day for students for breakfast. Parents may pick up car riders beginning at 3:25 pm. All student must be picked up by 4:00 pm unless they are participating in a supervised after school activity. 

A photo ID is required to checkout students of parents/guardians/contacts listed in PowerSchool. Parents may update contacts at any time by visiting the front office with photo ID. Checkouts are allowed before 3:00 pm. Students are encouraged to schedule any needed appointments before or after school to remain at school all day each day. 


Gainesville Middle School Address
1581 Community Way
Gainesville, Georgia 30501
Main Number: 770-534-4237
Fax Number: 770-287-2022
 GOSA Report Card
As a Title I school district, we are required to provide an annual report card to you. The Governor's Office of Student Achievement has created a report card that measures all schools in the state of Georgia. You can access the report card here.