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Gaston County School Contacts
The Gaston County School system is governed by a nine-member board elected on a nonpartisan, countywide basis with seven members chosen from six townships and two members elected at-large.The board meets for its regular meeting at 7 p.m. on the third Monday of each month at the Central Administrative Center, 943 Osceola St., Gastonia. Work sessions, also open to the public, are 6 p.m. the first Monday of the month.
To speak to the board about an agenda item, call the Communications Department at 704-866-6118 or 704-866-6117. Citizens may place an item on the board’s agenda by submitting a written request to the superintendent’s office at the address listed above at least 10 days before a regular monthly meeting.
Kevin Collier: Riverbend township, 704-827-4849.
Jeff Ramsey, (704) 823-8596 At-Large Member Term: 2008-2012
Jeff Booker, superintendent, appointed by the board of education, is responsible for the administration of the school system.
, deputy superintendent for instruction, responsible for elementary and secondary education; middle and senior high school education; Exceptional Children; instructional support and workforce development.
, deputy superintendent for operations, responsible for human resources; business services (finance); auxiliary services including maintenance, transportation and nutrition and student services, including security, partnerships and athletics.
, assistant superintendent for secondary education, works directly with school principals to assure orderly and efficient operation of high schools, middle schools and alternative schools.
, assistant superintendent for elementary education, works with school principals to ensure orderly and efficient operation of elementary schools.
, director of communications at Gaston County Schools.
If you have any school-related questions, call Reidy at 704-866-6118.
Administrative Office: 943 Osceola Ave., Gastonia. P.O. Box 1397, Gastonia, NC 28053. 704-866-6100.
Division of Resource Management/Human Resources: 1351 Bradford Heights Road, Gastonia. 704-866-6129.
School Nutrition Services: 500 Reid St., Lowell. 704-824-8423.
Teacher Resource Center and Media Services: 366 W. Garrison Blvd., Gastonia. 704-866-6174.
Department of Exceptional Children: 730 Garrison Blvd., Gastonia. 704-866-6160.
Transportation Department: 945 Osceola St., Gastonia. 704-866-6180.