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Increasing Graduation Rate

Dalton Public Schools has a graduation rate of 81.6%, a 3% increase from 2018.

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1:1

Every student in PreK through 12th grade receives their own device to integrate into their classroom experience.

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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.

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72%

72% of DPS staff members have advanced degrees.

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40

Our students speak 42 different languages and come from 22 different countries.

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Dual-Language Immersion

Elementary students can participate in German and Spanish dual-language classrooms.

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7900

There are 7,900 students in Dalton Public Schools and more than 1,000 dedicated teachers and staff members.

Vision

The vision of Dalton Public Schools is: World-class learning that prepares students for success in college, career and civic life.

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Latest DPS News

Dalton Middle School Students Place in Top 12 in NPR Student Podcasting Competition

This year, journalism students at Dalton Middle School completed a project where they participated in NPR's Middle School Podcast Competition. With the help of their teacher, Amanda Triplett, Ellis Stephens and Andrea Marsh entered NPR's Middle School Podcast Competition where they placed in the top 12 in the nation for best middle school podcasts.

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