Seckinger High School

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Seckinger High School
Address
3655 Sardis Church Road

,
Georgia
30519

United States
Coordinates34°04′44″N 83°54′42″W / 34.07889°N 83.91167°W / 34.07889; -83.91167Coordinates: 34°04′44″N 83°54′42″W / 34.07889°N 83.91167°W / 34.07889; -83.91167
Information
TypePublic high school
EstablishedAugust 2022 (2022-08)
School districtGwinnett County Public Schools
PrincipalMemorie Reesman
Grades9–12
Capacity2,800 students
Campus size85.66 acres (34.67 ha)
Area510,485 square feet (47,425.6 m2)
Color(s)   
Blue, Black, and Gray
NicknameJaguars
Websitewww.gcpsk12.org/SeckingerHS

Seckinger High School is an American four-year comprehensive high school in Buford, Georgia. It is the only high school in the Seckinger cluster of the Gwinnett County Public Schools System, and opened in August 2022 as a public school. Jones Middle School, which feeds into Seckinger High School, is also a part of the Seckinger cluster along with three elementary schools.

The school has an artificial intelligence theme, with artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data science curriculums to prepare students for careers in technology-related sectors. The school offers four different career-based sets of classes: advanced sciences and technology, international and civic leadership, art and design, or a personalized hybrid track.

History

Seckinger High School is named after former Gwinnett County School Board member Dan Seckinger, who served on the board for 24 years. There was some controversy around the naming of the school in part because in 2018 Seckinger voted to name the school after himself during his final meeting as board member. The school board did not follow their own school naming process when choosing the name, as the Board has longstanding rules against naming schools after current and recently serving board members.

The school's architecture was designed by Atlanta-based architecture firm Smallwood, Reynolds, Stewart, Stewart.

The opening of the high school created approximately 200 new jobs.

Sports

Seckinger High School is part of the Georgia High School Association's Region 8-4A.

In April 2022 the school received a flag football grant from the Atlanta Falcons, the Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation, and Nike, Inc. to help establish a flag football program for the school.