Gordo High School is located in West Alabama in eastern Pickens County off of U.S Highway 82. The high school serves the residents of Gordo and its surrounding areas as well as some students from the Carrollton area for grades 7-12. The enrollment total for the 2011-2012 school year is currently 558 students. The school faculty is currently headed by Principal Ken Holder. The Pickens County Mission is to Inspire Ethical Leaders...One Child At A Time. Our Vision is to Provide a Positive, Safe Environment that Produces Respectful, Resourceful, Responsible, Leders with Strong Moral Values. GHS is rich in tradition of athletic success. The Greenwave participate in football, baseball, softball, and boys and girls basketball. In total, Gordo is a seven-time state champion. The football team garnered championships in 2A in 1968, 1980, and 2001 with a 3A championship in 1985. The baseball team won back-to-back 2A championships coming in 2002-03 and just recently won a state title in 3A coming in 2011.
The GHS band is led by Michelle Gann. The Grenadier Marching Band has won numerous awards and also hosts the annual West Alabama Marching Band Festival. The motto of the band is "We Winna Be Dunted." Which means we will not be defeated
~Gordo High School~ Guides Respectful, Responsible, & Productive Students Encourages Every Learner Nurtures the Well Being of All, And Values Each Individual.
It is the official policy of the Pickens County Board of Edcuation that no person shall on the basis of age, sex, race, religion, national origin, ethnic group, or disabililty be denied, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or subjected to discrimination in any course program or activity.