Back to School Information

Pencils with Back to School

The first day of the 2017-18 school year was Thursday, August 3.

2017 First Day of School
Elementary students engaged in independent learning.
Elementary student learning during circle time.
Elementary student getting lunch

Office Depot Coupon

Click the picture to access a special Office Depot Coupon to help you save on back to school supplies!

Find a special Teacher Coupon here.

School Orientation Meetings

(All meetings will be held on Wednesday, August 2)

Blue Ridge: 2 - 5 p.m.
Brookwood: 2 - 4 p.m.
City Park: 1 - 3 p.m.
Park Creek: 1 - 3:30 p.m.
Roan: 2 - 4 p.m.
Westwood: 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Dalton Middle School: 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

(6th grade students/parents only)

Morris Innovative High School 1 - 3 p.m.

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 22 and for students who have changed schools but have up-to-date address information with the Enrollment Center. For more information, contact First Student at (706) 428-9489.

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.

2017-18 School Meal Prices


Students - $1.35
Non-students - $2


Elementary students - $1.75
Middle & High students - $2.15
Non-students - $3.50

elementary students eating lunch

2017-18 School Times


Elementary - 8:15 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 - 2:50 p.m.

Dalton High - 3:30 p.m.

Morris Innovative High - 3:50 p.m.

First grader getting picture made on first day