World-class learning that prepares students for success in college, careers and civic life.
Increasing Graduation Rate
Dalton Public Schools has a graduation rate of 81.6%, a 3% increase from 2018.
Every student in PreK 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 42 different languages and 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.
Meet Roger Melendrez, a former City Park student and veteran who is determined to give back to the community that raised him.
Dalton Public Schools was recently named a finalist by the Georgia School Boards Association (GSBA) for the 2021 Governance Team of the Year Award.
Bliss Jones is being celebrated for her dedication to excellence throughout the 2020-2021 school year. As the district COVID coordinator, Jones is recognized for playing an essential role in implementing the COVID response for Dalton Public Schools.
From the time that Jennifer Sumner was a child, she knew exactly what she wanted to be when she grew up: a teacher. Sumner was named Dalton Public Schools' Teacher of the Year at the district's annual employee convocation on Thursday, August 5.
The City of Dalton Board of Education does hereby announce that the millage rate will be set at the regular board meeting to be held in the Dalton High School Auditorium, 1500 Manly Street, Dalton, Georgia on Monday, August 9, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.
The Dalton Board of Education will hold the second of two public hearings on the Fiscal Year 2022 budget on Monday, June 14 at 6:30 pm as part of the regular monthly meeting at the Dalton High School auditorium.
For her outstanding work in helping the school and the district through the global pandemic, Bliss Jones was named the 2021 Dale Cook Support Educator of the Year in Dalton Public Schools.
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.