• Who Are We

    We are Greenville Technical Charter High School, an award-winning Middle College nestled in the heart of the progressive Greenville Community.  Established in partnership with Greenville Technical College, it was the first Charter school in SC, and the first Charter school in the nation to be awarded the National Blue Ribbon of Excellence (2010) and Palmetto’s Finest Award (2008).  Students in grades 10-12 are provided the opportunity to take college classes for minimal fees on the college campus; all textbooks are provided and personalized support is offered by the school through mastery learning, a comprehensive college and career readiness program, looping advisory and guidance system, and academic interventions.  


  • Key Features of GTCHS 

     

    • Dual enrollment partnership with Greenville Technical College
    • Middle College National Consortium Network
    • Looping advisory and guidance program
    • Mastery learning with students obtaining a score of 80% or higher to be awarded class credit
    • 15:1 teacher to student ratio, with class sizes limited to a maximum of 25
    • Our quality faculty
      • 92% trained in Project-Based Learning
      • 79% with Master’s Degrees or higher
      • Average of 11 years experience
    • Comprehensive Fine Arts program that includes the visual arts, theater, chorus, band, and orchestra, and features specialized courses such as sculpture, digital music, and guitar.
    • Strong athletic program that includes Cross-Country, Swim, Volleyball, Basketball, Softball, Baseball, Soccer, Track, and a support Cheerleading squad for Basketball
    • College and career readiness program including
      • A dedicated Career Development Facilitator
      • Senior Project and Financial Literacy requirement
      • Internship and Job Shadowing opportunities
      • College and career field trips and fairs
      • Freshmen transition course with career assessments, goal setting, and college exploration
    • Student led conferences and Individual Graduation Plans
    • Community Service program, with all students obtaining 50 hours of service per year & school-wide service opportunities
    • Academic supports including an after school tutoring program and Academic Intervention Plans
    • Classrooms equipped with Smartboards, 2 Business Computer Labs, and 5 Chromebook carts available for classroom use
  • Our Students

    A Greenville Technical Charter High School student accepts academic rigor as the main focus of high school, expects to attend college for training or a degree, has reached the maturity and skills level required to begin taking college courses, and seeks the challenge to learn and to grow.  Highlights from our student body include

    • A diverse population, with 38% minority students, 13% of students with an IEP/504, 4% ESOL, and multiple first generation American students with countries such as Egypt and France represented
    • Graduation rate of 99% (averaged over last 6 years)
    • Nationally recognized Students in Action team who are currently the Most Outstanding SIA Team in the Upstate
    • Over 800 college classes taken by students each year
    • Athletic accomplishments
      • Region AA Varsity Basketball Champions
      • State Champion AA Swimmer in the 100 freestyle
      • 23 athletes named All-Region
    • Fine Art Accomplishments
      • 1 All State Band Student
      • 1 All Region Band
      • 5 students earned Superior Ratings at Solo and Ensemble Festival
    • Senior Highlights
      • 59.6% of students earned 24 or more credits
      • 7 students completed 4 Associate’s Degrees
      • 97% of students enrolled in a 2 year or 4 year college
      • 1 National Merit Scholar 
      • 11 Palmetto Fellow Qualifiers
    • All EOC and college readiness test performance exceeds state and local performance levels

    With the combination of academic rigor and technical courses, GTCHS produces students who are capable of meeting the demands of other academic institutions and/or the workplace. GTCHS students become valued contributors to the community and their school by volunteering their time and energies. Our students’ contributions make great things happen at Greenville Technical Charter High School and in the Greenville community.

Mission and Vision

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