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Welcome!

Located in Dalton, GA, our district includes nine schools serving about 8,000 students. We are an international student body as our students’ families hail from 42 countries around the globe. Here, innovative faculty and staff work together to provide students with engaging work. This approach to learning focuses on our mission to create a great learning organization where networked learning communities are the primary means of:

  • establishing and maintaining direction;
  • creating, developing, importing and exporting knowledge;
  • and, recruiting and inducting members.
Our office hours are Monday-Friday 7:30-4:30

Choosing a school for your child is one of the most important decisions you will make. If you are new to Dalton, we hope that the information provided here meets your needs. We welcome your calls at 706.876.4000.

Kindergarten Registration for school year 2017-2018

Who: Children turning 5 years old on/before September 1, 2017

When: January 9, 2017- March 17, 2017

Where: Dalton Public Schools Enrolllment Office Located at 101 N. Thornton Ave Suite 100

Hours: Monday- Friday 7:30AM-4:30PM

Please be sure to bring the following documents for you child

  • Proof of Home Address: A current utility bill or lease agreement with the parent's name and address.
  • Birth Certificate
  • Social Security Card
  • Immunization record on GA form
  • Vision, Hearing, Dental, & Nutritional screening on GA form 3300

Pre-K Registration for school year 2017-2018

Pre-K students must be 4 years old by September 1, 2017.

  • When: Tuesday, March 14th, 7:30 AM-6:00 PM
  • Wednesday, March 15th, 7:30AM- 4:30PM

Where: Gaston Community Center 214 Fredrick St Dalton, GA 30721

Please bring all the following documents for your child:

  • Proof of Home Address: A current utility bill or lease agreement with the parent's name and address.
  • Birth Certificate
  • Social Security Card
  • Immunization record on GA form
  • Vision, Hearing, Dental, & Nutritional screening on GA form 3300

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School Attendance Zone Locator Map

Use this interactive map to find the schools your child will attend in Dalton Public Schools based on your address within the city of Dalton. Please note the following:

* If you live or are considering renting or purchasing property on the perimeter of the city you should verify with the enrollment office whether the address is zoned for Dalton Public Schools or Whitfield County Schools.

* Addresses added within the city within the past year may not be represented on the map due to the process used by the mapping service and the county assessor’s office.