Dalton Public Schools


  • DMS Teacher Selected to Participate in PBS NewsHour Summer Program

    Gina Gray, the journalism teacher at Dalton Middle School, has a passion for seeing her students understand the many career possibilities that are available in digital media and journalism. She works hard to provide engaging, real world projects for her … Continue reading

  • Summer PreK Students Learn About Recycling

    Students in the rising Pre-Kindergarten Summer Transition program at Blue Ridge enjoyed having Liz Swafford, executive director of Keep Dalton-Whitfield Beautiful and recycling and education program coordinator for Dalton-Whitfield Solid Waste Authority, visit their classroom. Ms. Swafford wore her dress … Continue reading

  • Napier Honored by Georgia Senate

    State Senator Charlie Bethel recognized Dalton High Coach Bill Napier with a resolution approved by the Georgia Senate at the June meeting of the Dalton Board of Education. Senator Bethel sponsored the resolution to recognize Napier’s work as a teacher … Continue reading


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Big Red READS Returns for 6th Year

Big Red READS is back for its sixth summer of reading and building home libraries. Every Tuesday and Wednesday through July 29 from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., the Big Red READS bus will be near Dalton parks and schools with books for all grade levels.

Educating students to become contributing citizens to the world.

We aspire to a vision where each student of Dalton Public Schools engages in interesting, challenging, and satisfying experiences that result in profound learning in academic disciplines, synthesis, creativity, respect, and ethics so that each student is a contributing citizen of the world..