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Photo: Dalton High Staff 2023-24
Photo: Hat Toss DHS Graduation 2023
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Grace Ridley Lady Catamounts Basketball
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DHS 2023 5A State Champions
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World-class learning that prepares students for success in college, careers and civic life.



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State Competitors

14 Teams made it into the State Playoffs for the 2022-23 seasons in the new  5A classification.

Way to go Catamounts!






for 2023

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.

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72% of DPS staff members have advanced degrees.

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Our students speak 18 native languages and come from 43 different countries.

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There are almost 1400 students enrolled at Dalton High School with grades 10-12 and more than 100 dedicated teachers and staff members.






The Fine Arts Academy recognized 34 students that completed the rigorous qualifications for the Fine Arts Diploma Seal. The Fine Arts Academy began in the 2019-202 school year featuring students from the music, art, theater, and film programs.





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    Welcome Dr. Robert Shaw - Associate Superintendent of Student Services and Activities

    Dalton Public Schools proudly announces the appointment of Dr. Robert Shaw as the new Associate Superintendent of Student Services and Activities. Dr. Shaw brings over two decades of extensive experience in education, marked by his commitment to fostering a culture of respect, trust, and open communication.

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    Dalton Public Schools proudly announces the promotion of three exemplary educators to the role of Assistant Principal within its school system. At the Board of Education meeting held on Monday, May 13th, these individuals were unanimously approved for their new leadership positions, reflecting their dedication, expertise, and commitment to academic excellence.

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    The recent Board of Education meeting held on May 13, 2024, marked a significant step forward for Dalton Public Schools as Chief Financial Officer Theresa Perry hosted the inaugural public hearing on the Fiscal Year 2025 budget. Held at the City Park Elementary auditorium alongside the board’s monthly meeting, this session provided a platform for community engagement and input regarding budgetary decisions.

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    Dalton High School is making adjustments to its upcoming events, the Spring Football Game and the Jahmyr Gibbs Meet and Greet in response to projected inclement weather. Despite these changes, the school remains committed to providing an exciting and memorable experience for all attendees.

    The Spring Football Game has been rescheduled to Thursday night, May 16th, with kickoff set for 7:00 PM at Harmon Field. Attendees are reminded that there will be a $5 entry fee for admission to the game.

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    Board Updates

    The Dalton Public Schools Board of Education will convene for its next meeting on Monday, May 13th, 2024. The meeting will be held at the City Park Auditorium, commencing with the Board of Education Work Session at 5:00 PM followed by the Regular Board of Education Meeting at 6:30 PM. 

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    As we begin our day, we want to reassure you that Dalton Public Schools will be operating as normal today.

    In collaboration with the National Weather Service and local law enforcement, we have been diligently monitoring weather conditions throughout the night and early morning. We understand the importance of safety for our students, staff, and families, which is why we have taken every precaution to ensure a smooth and secure day ahead.

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