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The DHS Boys Swim Team claimed the 6A State Championship title in February at the GA Tech Aquatics Center.This is the 4th State Title in the program's history.
The graduation rate of DHS students who finish in 4 years.
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.
The yearbook staff works diligently all year to document the events of the school year through photos and stories. It's not too late to reserve a 2019-2020 yearbook.
Brissa Fraire, flutist for the Dalton High School Band, recently qualified for the Georgia All-State band through the Georgia Music Educator's Association (GMEA).
The Dalton Board of Education approved Stephanie Hungerpiller as the principal of Dalton High School, effective July 1. Lauri Johnson, who currently serves as the principal of Dalton Middle School, was named the principal of Hammond Creek Middle School when it opens in August 2021.
Dalton High School's Winter Guard was recently awarded a Scholastic A classification, a very distinguished recognition.
At this year's Georgia State Thespian Conference, Dalton High School theater teacher, Wes Phinney, was surprised with induction into the Georgia Thespian Hall of Fame.
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.
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.
Brookwood School has been recognized as one of the highest-performing Title I schools in Georgia, as determined by the Georgia Department of Education.