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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.
95% for 2020
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 and come from 22 different countries.
This is an "unprecedented" year. Don't miss the opportunity to reserve your 2020-2021 yearbook featuring stories and images of a fabulous year.
Scott Thompson, director of athletic performance at Dalton High School, knows all about the behind-the-scenes work that goes into making an athlete great. Thompson was recently honored as the 2021 Georgia State High School Strength Coach of the Year by the National High School Strength Coach Association (NHSSCA).
Whitfield County, which includes Dalton Public Schools and Whitfield County Schools, were one of 19 communities across the country to be awarded a Pacesetter in Grade-Level- Proficiency and a Bright Spot in Parent Success for the Get Georgia Reading Campaign community work in 2019.
Cole Bennett, a teacher at Dalton High School, recently launched a brand-new swimming class for students.
Dalton High School saw an increase in the four-year graduation rate for the second year and far exceeding the state average of 83.8 percent. Dalton High School's Class of 2020 graduation rate is 95.01 percent for 2020, up from 94.03 percent in 2019.
Sylvia Smith was announced as the district's Classified Staff of the Year award winner.
Hensley was named Dalton Public Schools' Teacher of the Year at halftime of the Dalton High School football game on October 16 at Harmon Field. Jamison Thomason, teacher at City Park, was announced as the runner-up.
David Garcia, senior at Dalton High School, was recently named as a National Advanced Placement (AP) Scholar for his extraordinary academic achievements.
Each year, a group of highly motivated high school students are nominated and selected to attend the Georgia Governor's Honor program to help them tap in to their greatest potential.
Kobe Stokes, an International Baccalaureate (IB) program student and four-year member of Dalton High's Mock Trial team, has been accepted into the 2020 Georgia High School Mock Trial Law Academy.