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.
10 months of existence for Dalton Junior High School!
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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PTO (Parent Teacher Organization) who celebrates staff and students regularly.
Elementary students can participate in German and Spanish dual-language classrooms.
There are 1,229 students at Dalton Junior High School.
The vision of Dalton Public Schools is: World-class learning that prepares students for success in college, career and civic life.
This semester, Dalton Junior High School premiered over 20 new clubs designed to engage students and provide homes for their hobbies.
At the beginning of the 2021-2022 school year, the district’s school nutrition department was facing an unprecedented staff shortage. In a brand-new partnership with the high school Work Based Learning program, Dalton Public Schools is filling those vacant positions using student workers.
Dalton Public Schools Superintendent Tim Scott was recently honored with the 2022 Outstanding Leadership in School/Community Relations Award by the Georgia School Public Relations Association (GSPRA).
There is a new class in Dalton Junior High School this year teaching eighth grade students how to transition to high school. Every eighth-grade student will complete the Transition to High School class as they prepare to make their high school choice.
Libby Pressley likes to stay busy. Between her school work, basketball, lacrosse, church, family and running her own business, she doesn’t have a lot of free time. In addition to her many obligations, Libby has overcome significant health obstacles in the past few years.
In a ceremony on Friday, December 3, six eighth grade students from Dalton Junior High School signed the paperwork committing to the Georgia REACH (Realizing Educational Achievement Can Happen) Scholars program.
When Yanira Alfonso, teacher at The Dalton Academy, started the TEPIC Foundation in January 2021, she did so with one goal in mind: to make career education accessible to all students. This October, the foundation awarded scholarships to 39 students to help make that goal a reality.
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.