World-class learning that prepares students for success in college, careers and civic life.
Earning the positions of valedictorian and salutatorian takes a lot of hard work, dedication and time. We are featuring this year's valedictorian and salutatorian from both Dalton High School and Morris Innovative High School. Keep reading to find out more about these successful seniors.
The Dalton Board of Education will hold the first of two public hearings on the Fiscal Year 2021 budget on Monday, June 8 at 6:30 pm as part of the regular monthly meeting in the council chambers of City Hall, 300 W. Waugh Street.
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.
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.