World-class learning that prepares students for success in college, careers and civic life.
Dalton Public Schools hosted a virtual awards ceremony for Young Georgia Author winners. The school, district and RESA winners were announced in a Facebook live video.
Information about this year's summer school registration and classes.
Dalton Public Schools is excited to announce the virtual awards ceremony for the Young Georgia Author writing competition! We will be announcing all the winners live on Facebook on Wednesday, May 13 at 2PM.
In response to our extended school closure, Dalton Public Schools has developed a distance learning plan to support our exceptional students.
Dalton Public Schools premiered a new district video on Thursday, April 16. This video highlights each school in the district and the many exciting programs and opportunities available to students.
In 18 months, Dalton Public Schools will open its first new school building in 15 years. At the same time, students from grades six through 12 will experience the grade reconfiguration of all of our secondary schools.
Leadership development is a critical factor for any successful organization. A school system just like Dalton Public Schools is no exception. For many years, prospective teachers who lead had a desire to go into administration have participated in a number of professional development programs. This year as part of the strategic plan, Dalton Public Schools launched a program called Emerging Leaders, focusing on assistant principals and teachers who aspire to learn about district leadership.
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) club members from Morris Innovative High School recently competed in the FBLA Region Leadership Conference. The competition took place on January 8, at Ringgold High School. More than 30 schools competed at this event.
Two Dalton schools have been categorized as "Beating the Odds" by the Governor's Office of Student Achievement (GOSA) and two more were within one point of that designation. Eight of the nine schools in the district were either categorized as "Beating the Odds" or Within Expected Range.
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.