World-class learning that prepares students for success in college, careers and civic life.
Award-winning children's book illustrator R. Gregory Christie recently visited Brookwood School. Christie spoke to students from kindergarten through third grade about the collaboration between illustrators, authors and editors in the book-making process.
In 18 months, Dalton Public Schools will open its first new school building in 15 years. At the same time, students from grades six through 12 will experience the grade reconfiguration of all of our secondary schools.
Brookwood School recently received a prestigious award from the governor's office of student achievement as part of their Single Statewide Accountability System (SSAS) awards.
Leadership development is a critical factor for any successful organization. A school system just like Dalton Public Schools is no exception. For many years, prospective teachers who lead had a desire to go into administration have participated in a number of professional development programs. This year as part of the strategic plan, Dalton Public Schools launched a program called Emerging Leaders, focusing on assistant principals and teachers who aspire to learn about district leadership.
Cole Bridenstine, a third-grader at Brookwood School, recently had the unique opportunity to be a junior forecaster with the Channel 3 Eyewitness News Storm Alert Team.
As of July 1, Tripp will take over the reigns as principal of the school as current principal Cindy Parrott retires at the end of this school year.
In a partnership with Dalton First United Methodist Church, City Park School has established a brand new club called Club Life for students of all grade levels to join.
This year, Brookwood School launched a brand-new club with the goal of bringing more kindness to the school and the world. The Kindness Club, founded by Julie Fischer, a teacher at the school, brings students in 2ndthrough 5th grade together for acts of kindness. The club meets once a week after school.
Increasing Graduation Rate
Dalton Public Schools has a graduation rate of 81.6%, a 3% increase from 2018.
Every student in 3rd 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.