World-class learning that prepares students for success in college, careers and civic life.
Sherry Flack, a Westwood Elementary School media center parapro, recently celebrated her aunt's 101st birthday in a unique way. Students at Westwood Elementary helped Gladys Hanson, "Aunt Gladys," celebrate her 101st birthday by creating a variety of cards, wishing her a special happy birthday.
Henry Bethel, senior swimmer for the Catamounts, was recently named the winner of the Georgia 6A Boys Swimmer of the Year Award.
The Latin American Association recently presented Northwest Georgia's first Regional Latino Youth Leadership Conference. The entirely virtual event was hosted at Morris Innovative High School and live streamed to participants across the region.
Nahshon Bautista, a student at Brookwood Elementary, is among Dalton's youngest small business owners. With the help of his mom, Morris High teacher Roschelle Bautista, Nahshon creates a variety of soaps using ingredients from his front porch garden.
Third grade students at Westwood School recently completed a hands-on upcycling project that taught them about solutions for pollution.
Josie Perez, a kindergartener at Brookwood Elementary, is encouraging creativity and a love of reading within her class after authoring her own book, "When Pixie Came to School."
The American Theatre Wing, an organization dedicated to supporting excellence and education in theatre, recently awarded the Dalton Middle School Drama/Theatre Arts program with the Andrew Lloyd Webber Classroom Resources Grant.
This March, students at City Park School celebrated Women's History Month with lessons highlighting the contributions of women throughout history.
City Park teacher Melanie Lovingood is engaging with students virtually to create an environment of "computer community." Mrs. Lovingood works with kindergarten and first grade students who chose virtual learning at City Park School.
Increasing Graduation Rate
Dalton Public Schools has a graduation rate of 81.6%, a 3% increase from 2018.
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 speak 42 different languages and come from 22 different countries.
Elementary students can participate in German and Spanish dual-language classrooms.
The vision of Dalton Public Schools is: World-class learning that prepares students for success in college, career and civic life.