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1250 Cross Plains Trl

Dalton, GA 30721

(706) 428-7800

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,700

Students Per Teacher: 14

Parent Reviews

11 Parent Reviews for Dalton Middle School

I have had 3 children go through Dalton Middle School and each received an excellent education. They were not athletes, but did still participate in some sports. I don't recall any student ever being denied the opportunity to play sports because of money. Teams often have limited space and rosters ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/12/09

I would like it where if you don't have much money you can still. play any sports.

Posted by a parent on 08/11/09

Dalton Middle School has provided an excellent education for my children. The teachers are caring and do all they can to help children succeed. The principal is professional, approachable and has the students' best interest at heart. Sports are a big emphasis at DMS, but music, art and drama are also ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/09/08

dalton middle school has been exciding the expectations of the community.The Students are pushing them selfs & not taking less then 110% of their best

Posted by a student on 03/19/08

The Best school my child has ever been too was Dalton Middle School. It had great teachers and the sports programs are fantastic. I recommend this school to anyone that wants to have fun and learn.

Posted by a parent on 08/04/07

Dalton Middle School is a very good school. I believe that people need to keep in mind that there is a very diverse student base at the middle school when they are looking at test scores. The teachers are excellent. This school is run like a well oiled machine. The office staff works hard to make ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/24/07

This school has proven to an excellent school for my children. I am comfortable when I come to the school and I feel comfortable my children attending this school. They are getting a top notch education. Fantastic school!

Posted by a parent on 07/24/07

Dalton Middle is like most schools in our area. They are struggling with balancing the influx of the hispanic population and teaching them and the American students. Test scores will be lower in a school with 50% to 60% foreign population than a school with 10 to 20% foreign. For example English and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/17/06

The Building is nice, but the school overall is struggling with debt. The challenge program has many good teachers with the exception of maybe one. The attitude of the school could definately be improved. I would not send my child there if given the choice.

Posted by a student on 09/06/05

I do not reccomend sending your child to this school. It has way to many students, with many disapline problems.

Posted by a parent on 09/06/05

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Test scores for Dalton Middle School

CRCT* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Dalton Middle School
Dalton City School District
* In 2011-2012 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Dalton schools — Dalton Middle School is located at 1250 Cross Plains Trl, Dalton GA 30721. 1250 Cross Plains Trl is in the 30721 ZIP code in Dalton, GA The school district for Dalton Middle School is the Dalton City School District. Dalton Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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