GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. -- Gwinnett County Public Schools is among 176 school districts nationwide to be named a 2012 Best Community for Music Education in America.
The honor, which is given annually by the National Association of Music Merchants, chooses school districts based on their music curriculum, programs and public support.
About 99,000 Gwinnett students were enrolled in music education courses during the past school year. All of the county's traditional schools -- 77 elementary, 26 middle and 18 high -- offer some type of music education course and/or program.
Additionally, more than 250 Gwinnett County educators are certified to teach music.
Learn more about the Best Communities for Music Education in America program and survey.