Gainesville High School
830 Century Place
Gainesville, GA. 30501







Chris Mance
Principal Gainesville High School
Education: B.A. History, Piedmont College; MEd, Clemson University; EdS, Clemson University.
Years teaching: 14 teaching/10 administration
Professional Affiliations: Georgia Association of Educational Leaders, Georgia High School Region 7AAA Secretary, Professional Association of Georgia Educators; National Association of Secondary Principals Association.
Awards: Georgia/Tennessee All-Star Basketball Coach 1998 & 1999, "I Dare You" Principal's Award
Phone: 770-536-4441 ext. 115

Welcome to the "Red Elephant Zone"

I am proud you have decided to take a look at the many things happening at Gainesville High School. Gainesville High continues to be one of the most sought after schools in North Georgia. We have an excellent reputation in preparing our students for the future. Our students perform at a high level in area colleges and technical schools. We have a very supportive community, that places a high priority on education. Our School Board of Education demands nothing but the best from our teachers and staff. Our Administration is very sensitive to the needs of our students and this community. Our school takes pride in the many groups of diversity. We celebrate our diversity, we believe it is one of the many things that make Gainesville High "a special place". We have many "Red Elephant points of Pride", some are:

Georgia School of Character

Award winning Drama Department

Georgia Mock Trial Team

Top 10 in Georgia/Graduation Test

Top 10 in Georgia in Graduation Rate

AYP Status

Model School for the State of Georgia

Charter School

100% Care

99% of students show a measurable sense of the 3 "R's"


Our Athletic Teams compete on the Highest Levels

Our Academic Programs are a shining example

I am proud to serve as Principal of this fine well rounded school. If you are looking for a place to challenge you in all aspects of school life, look no further.

Go Big Red!

Chris Mance




3 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Senior Portraits


Softball Gilmer Co @ Home (JV 4:30 & Varsity 5:55)

5 p.m.
Volleyball Collins Hill, N. Oconee @ Collins Hill




Softball at Pickens Co (JV 4:30 & Varsity 5:55)

1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Fingerprinting for new hires @ Central Office

5 p.m.
Volleyball CHS, Morgan City @ Home




Commerce Softball Invitational

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