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This April, Dalton Junior High School students gathered under brilliant lights as they hosted their inaugural junior prom.
Elizabeth Cox will serve as the new district instructional coach for Dalton Public Schools, effective July 1. Cox currently serves as an instructional math coach at Dalton High School. Cox replaces Brandi Moore who was recently promoted to director of school support for the district.
A team of students from Blue Ridge School and Brookwood School competed in this year’s Odyssey of the Mind state tournament. The team placed second place in the Spontaneous category, third place in Creativity and fourth overall.
Kindergarten student at Brookwood School, Charles Mosteller, was recognized as a Young Georgia Authors state winner for his story, "Terifyd!."
Veronica Vital has been approved by the Dalton Board of Education as the new assistant principal for Blue Ridge School for the 2022-23 school year.
The Mariachi Band at Dalton High School was recently invited to perform for students and staff at Jacksonville State University.
In its inaugural season, The Dalton Academy boys soccer team claimed the state championship with a resounding 4-2 victory against Drew Charter Academy. This is quite a remarkable accomplishment considering that The Dalton Academy just opened its doors in August 2021.
At the end of the school year, 18 employees will retire from Dalton Public Schools. Those 18 individuals represent 310 years of experience in Dalton Public Schools and 458 years of experience in education.
How did you spend your free time when you were in the first grade? Roan School student Tyran Washington dedicates his after-school time to his own small business, Candy Craft.
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.