World-class learning that prepares students for success in college, careers and civic life.
Each year, Dalton High School successfully prepares students for their Advanced Placement (AP) exams. The school is now home to 48 AP Scholars for 2020, including one National AP Scholar.
The Sharing is Caring Christmas Club is a community project for children living in Whitfield County/Dalton City designed to provide Christmas for needy children who due to financial reasons, would not otherwise get any gifts.
Graduating high school is a major accomplishment for any student. For three Dalton High graduates, they were able to obtain a distinguished International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma.
Courtney Taylor, a teacher at Blue Ridge School, recently donated her car to a deserving student at Morris Innovative High School.
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has approved a third extension of the free summer meal program through December 31, 2020. This extension allows all students ages 18 and under to eat free breakfast and lunch at schools.
The daughters of the late Tom Jones, Ms. Trisha Bethel and Ms. Cathy Rauschenberg, proudly presented the 34th annual Tom Jones Educator of the Year Award to Cindy Parrott, former principal of Roan School. Parrott was principal for the previous eleven years before retiring earlier this year.
Dalton Public Schools will transition out of the two-day hybrid model on September 21, 2020. Students in elementary school will begin attending five days per week, while students in middle and high school will attend four days per week with Wednesday continuing as a day for cleaning and virtual learning.
Many parents may be wondering how to ensure that their children will thrive academically, socially and emotionally regardless if they chose to attend in-person or virtual learning.
This year, Debra Holbrook was named the first-ever recipient of the Dalton Education Foundation's Dale Cook Support Educator of the Year award.
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.