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The two teams were coached by the same staff under Head Coach George Woods and compiled an overall record of 17-6. The 7th grade team finished as GMSAA champions with the 6th grade Tigers earning runner-up honors.
Westwood School is championing a hands-on approach to outdoor learning through its flourishing pollinator garden.
Meet Roger Melendrez, a former City Park student and veteran who is determined to give back to the community that raised him.
Will Esters, principal at Park Creek Elementary School, recently presented at the 2021 Upper Coosa Conservation Summit on the Park Creek Collaborative Education and Restoration Project.
Roan is home to three pairs of Mother-Daughter educators who say they have fallen in love with the endless support offered by Roan.
This year, there are two new faces in the German dual language immersion program at Brookwood School. Daniela Bellin and Lisa Koengeter have moved to Dalton from Germany as part of the Checkpoint Charlie German-American teacher exchange program.
Interns in Dalton High School's Transition Academy are energizing their community through their new "Java Cats" program, an in-school coffee shop serving smiles and iced coffee. The Transition Academy launched their Java Cats coffee shop in mid-September in partnership with Dalton High's Food and Nutrition department.
Dalton Public Schools was recently named a finalist by the Georgia School Boards Association (GSBA) for the 2021 Governance Team of the Year Award.
Anna La, a junior International Baccalaureate (IB) student at Dalton High School, is encouraging her classmates to practice student leadership by participating in community service. Most recently, La organized a community clean up initiative, gathering 38 people to pick up roadside trash at Brookwood Park and the surrounding areas.
Increasing Graduation Rate
Dalton Public Schools has a graduation rate is 85.1 percent, up from 80.0 percent in 2019.
Every student in PreK through 12th grade receives their own device to integrate into their classroom experience.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Program
The International Baccalaureate program is a rigorous pre-university program leading to assessments in six subject areas. It offers a challenging and demanding educational experience across the full curriculum.
72% of DPS staff members have advanced degrees.
Our students come from 43 different countries and speak 18 native languages.
Elementary students at 5 schools can participate in German and Spanish dual-language classrooms.
There are 7,750 students in Dalton Public Schools and more than 1,000 dedicated teachers and staff members.
Dalton Public Schools reconfigured its secondary grade levels to best serve all students.