World-class learning that prepares students for success in college, careers and civic life.
The Dalton Board of Education will hold the final public hearing on the Fiscal Year 2021 budget on Monday, June 29 at 5:00 pm in the council chambers of City Hall, 300 W. Waugh Street.
Ellis Stephens, a student at Dalton Middle School, recently created a podcast for the 2020 National Public Radio (NPR) Student Podcasting Challenge. Out of more than 2,000 podcast submissions, Stephens's podcast placed in the top ten of all finalists.
Annette Buckner, biology teacher at Dalton High School, was recently awarded the Outstanding Biology Teacher Award for the state Georgia.
The Dalton Board of Education will hold the second of two public hearings on the Fiscal Year 2021 budget on Monday, June 29 at 5:00 pm in the council chambers of City Hall.
Virginia Luna, English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) teacher at Dalton High School, was recognized at the state level as an Exemplary ESOL teacher for the second year in a row. This recognition is given to teachers who have been nominated by their school district.
As Dalton Public Schools wrapped up the 2019-2020 school year, two principals celebrated their retirements. Cindy Parrott, principal of Roan School, and Steve Bartoo, principal of Dalton High School, retired this year after a combined 57 years working for DPS.
Earning the positions of valedictorian and salutatorian takes a lot of hard work, dedication and time. We are featuring this year's valedictorian and salutatorian from both Dalton High School and Morris Innovative High School. Keep reading to find out more about these successful seniors.
The Dalton Board of Education will hold the first of two public hearings on the Fiscal Year 2021 budget on Monday, June 8 at 6:30 pm as part of the regular monthly meeting in the council chambers of City Hall, 300 W. Waugh Street.
Brookwood School's Dual Language Immersion program recently received a $2,000 grant from the Georgia Department of Education World Languages in collaboration with the Georgia Foundation for Public Education. These funds will go to support the program in the next school year.
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.