World-class learning that prepares students for success in college, careers and civic life.
The Latin American Association recently presented Northwest Georgia's first Regional Latino Youth Leadership Conference. The entirely virtual event was hosted at Morris Innovative High School and live streamed to participants across the region.
Gipson's idea of recreating this intimate Tiny Desk Concert setup in the library of Morris Innovative quickly came to fruition as he and his students prepared for Morris' own concert series to commence.
A scholarship that provides $500 toward a year's worth of piano lessons to a Dalton Public Schools student is available through the Dalton Education Foundation.
Do you know a student support staff member in Dalton Public Schools who should be recognized for their hard work and passion for working in our schools to improve the opportunity for student learning by making 'school' a better place for our students?
Students at Morris Innovative High School recently competed in the Future Business Leaders of America Region Competition.
Dalton Public Schools is prioritising safety by allowing parents and guardians to easily track their students' bus locations via a new app.
Whitfield County, which includes Dalton Public Schools and Whitfield County Schools, were one of 19 communities across the country to be awarded a Pacesetter in Grade-Level- Proficiency and a Bright Spot in Parent Success for the Get Georgia Reading Campaign community work in 2019.
Dalton High School saw an increase in the four-year graduation rate for the second year and far exceeding the state average of 83.8 percent. Dalton High School's Class of 2020 graduation rate is 95.01 percent for 2020, up from 94.03 percent in 2019.
Sylvia Smith was announced as the district's Classified Staff of the Year award winner.
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 40 different languages at 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.