Public PK-12 School District in Dalton, Georgia

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Dalton Public Schools will be closed through Friday, April 24th.

Our scheduled Spring Break will be observed from Monday, March 30th through Friday, April 3rd. Extended Digital Learning will resume on Monday, April 6. We will continue to collaborate with local health officials and seek advice from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as we work together to navigate this situation.

Student Meals During School Closure

In an effort to meet the needs of our students who rely on school meals, Dalton Public Schools will be providing breakfast and lunch at no cost to all children 18 and younger March 16-27th. Our school nutrition team will be preparing meals and traveling bus routes with drivers to distribute them. Bus drivers will follow their usual routes twice a day to distribute breakfast and lunch.

Click here for more information including the bus routes and the pick-up locations.

Digital Learning During School Closure

Students should follow their digital learning plans while schools are closed.

Please click here for more information on digital learning.

WiFi Access

Need Wifi?

We are working on external WIFI access at our school sites. So far we have WIFI access in the following locations:

Park Creek Elementary in the front parking lot

City Park Elementary in the front parking lot

As we install additional locations we will send out communication. Any school-issued device will connect in these locations.

Coronavirus Updates

Questions or Concerns?

Student and staff safety is our top priority at Dalton Public Schools. If you have a question, concern or comment about any health or safety issue, please let us know.

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Additional Resources

How do I talk to my child about the coronavirus?

Talking with Children About Coronavirus (CDC)

Talking to Kids About the Coronavirus (Child Mind)

Explaining the Coronavirus to Children (CNN)

Fact Sheet: What You Need to Know

English Fact Sheet

Spanish Fact Sheet

What to Do If You Are Sick



Learn more about the Coronavirus from the CDC's website.

CDC Website

Here is a video made by BrainPop that explains Coronavirus in a way that may be helpful for kids and families.

BrainPop Coronavirus Video

Six Tips to Stay Healthy & Prevent Sickness (Infographic)
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