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The Exceptional Student Services office announces its intention to destroy special education records on July 31, 2022. The destruction of records will affect students born in 1999.
The Dalton Education Foundation (DEF) awarded Grants for Instruction in all ten schools within the district this year. DEF Trustees recently announced a total of 54 grants will be funded, totaling $57,219.25.
Alesa Smith was approved as the assistant principal for Roan School at the June meeting of the Dalton Board of Education. Smith currently serves as a primary instructional coach at City Park School.
Two Dalton Public Schools teachers recently received a $3,000 Fine Arts Consumables and Equipment (FACE) Grant from the Georgia Department of Education.
Dalton High School Senior Ethan Evans is spending his Summer participating in two of the most prestigious military Summer seminars for students.
Westwood School recently blew away their fundraising goal by raising more than $2,600 for the Family Support Council, wrapping the week with their annual bubble gum blowing competition.
Botany students at Dalton High School designed and constructed hydroponic gardening systems in partnership with the school’s engineering students.
A team of four Westwood students spent ten weeks trading stocks playing the Stock Market Game. The team, made up of Slayde Robinson, Josie Melton, Analeigh Barton and Smith Browning, placed first in the region competition and 106th place out of 2938 teams in the state competition.
This April, Dalton Junior High School students gathered under brilliant lights as they hosted their inaugural junior prom.
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.