Public PK-12 School District in Dalton, Georgia

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The first day of the 2018-19 school year is

Tuesday, August 7.

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School Supply Lists in English and Spanish

2018-19 School Meal Prices


Students - $1.35
Non-students - $2


Brookwood and Westwood - $1.85
Middle & High students - $2.25
Non-students - $3.50

2017-18 School Times


Elementary - 8:15 a.m. (Tardy Time: 8:25 a.m.)

Middle - 7:45 a.m.

Dalton High - 8:25 a.m.

Morris Innovative High - 8:18 a.m.


Elementary - 3:30 p.m.

Middle (6-7) - 2:45 p.m.

Middle (8) - 2:50 p.m.

Dalton High - 3:30 p.m.

Morris Innovative High - 3:50 p.m.

Early Dismissal Times

Elementary - 12:15 p.m.

Middle - 11:30 a.m.

High - 12:15 p.m.

School Orientation Meetings

(All meetings will be held on Monday, August 6)

Blue Ridge: 2 - 6 p.m.
Brookwood: 3 - 5 p.m.
City Park: 1 - 3 p.m.
Park Creek: 1 - 3:30 p.m.
Roan: 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Westwood: 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Dalton Middle School: 8:30 - 10:30 a.m.

(6th grade and new to 7th or 8th grade students/parents only)

Dalton High School Freshmen Orientation: 9 a.m. -12 p.m.
Bus transportation will be available and students should be waiting at their bus stop at 8 am.
Morris Innovative High School: 8 - 11 a.m.

School Year Calendar Documents

Board Approved 2018-19 School Calendar
First page of the PDF file: 2018-19CalendarDocs

Bus Transportation Information

school bus

If your student is attending the same school they did last year and you HAVE NOT changed addresses, your student will be picked up at the same stop and at the same time as they were last year.

Bus route information is available for students who enrolled on or before Friday, July 6 and for students who have changed schools but have up-to-date address information with the Enrollment Center. Bus route information will be available during school orientation for your student.

For new students, students who have changed addresses or changed schools, bus routes will be available the first week of school. For information on what bus your student will ride, please call your student's school.