Apple Distinguished School 2017-2019
GMS is in rare company, recognized among a limited number of schools worldwide as an Apple Distinguished School. ADS are schools that are highly effective in leveraging technology to meet the needs of students.
We have applied to renew our ADS designation for 2019-2021. Read our newest Apple Book (Books app on MacOS or iOS required) that was submitted for our 2019-2021 application!To view the Goochland Middle School Apple Book, click the appropriate image below.
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Becoming an Apple Distinguished School.
The Apple Distinguished School program is by invitation only for schools that meet the current program qualifications. Recognition is for two years, with an opportunity to renew each invitation period. The invitation process starts with school leaders from K–12 public and private schools requesting an invitation to apply for recognition as an Apple Distinguished School. Requests are reviewed by Apple to ensure that your school meets the necessary requirements. Qualified schools will receive an invitation to complete the application process.
- Established one-to-one program
- Innovative use of the Apple platform
- Faculty proficiency with iPad or Mac
- Documented results
Overview of Apple Distinguished Program can be found here.
More Information on the Apple Distinguished Program can be found here.
Goochland County’s Press Release was posted here.