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  • Dual Enrollment @ TCSG Logo Dual Enrollment Information Meeting

    Whitfield County Schools will host a meeting for parents and students interested in learning how they can use dual enrollment to earn free college credit. A meeting to describe and discuss options is scheduled for Monday, Jan. 22, from 5–7 p.m., at the Whitfield County Schools Central Office Building at 1306 South Thornton Avenue in Dalton.

    Las Escuelas del Condado de Whitfield auspiciarán una junta para los padres y estudiantes interesados en saber cómo pueden utilizar la matrícula doble para ganar crédito universitario gratis. La junta donde se hablará de este tema está programada para el lunes, 22 de enero, de 5 a 7 p.m. en la oficina principal de las Escuelas del Condado de Whitfield ubicada en 1306 South Thornton Avenue en Dalton.

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  • Notification of Gifted Referral WindowImage of lightbulb representing gifted education

    Whitfield County Schools participates in a gifted screening process every year. The consideration window for elementary and middle school will begin January 8 and end January 19. School personnel and parents may nominate children for this consideration.

    A student may be recommended for consideration by a teacher, parent, administrator, counselor, peer, or self.

    Reported referrals are reviewed by each school's local gifted eligibility team. This team determines which students will be tested. Student test data is valid for two calendar years.

    If you have questions, please contact your child’s school.

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  • What is ACCESS for ELLs 2.0?

    ACCESS for ELLs 2.0 is an English language proficiency assessment for Grades K–12. The test is administered every year to help school districts monitor the English language development of students identified as English language learners.

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  • Getting Ready for Winter Weather

    From time to time, we remind families about how we respond appropriately to bad weather. Part of that plan depends on our families (and staff) to keep their contact details up-to-date. When inclement weather affects the operation of schools and buses in Whitfield County Schools, we update the district website first. The most up-to-date information will always be published at wcsga.net.

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  • Public Notice – Destruction of Special Education Records

    In compliance with the Georgia Records Act, the Whitfield County School District’s records retention schedule, and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) regulations on destruction of data collected, maintained or used in the provision of a free and appropriate public education of students with disabilities in the District’s schools, the Special Education Department announces its intention to destroy special education records as indicated below after the following date: February 5, 2018.

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  • Georgia Parent Survey

    We encourage all parents to complete the Georgia Parent Survey, which is available in English or Spanish from Wednesday, Nov. 1 until Friday, March 29. The survey is modeled after the student survey and contains only 24 questions. It should only require five to 10 minutes for parents to complete the survey using a computer, smartphone, or tablet. Families without internet access should contact their school about completing the Georgia Parent Survey at the school.

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  • Three Whitfield County Schools Earn Greatest Gains Award

    Beaverdale Elementary, Cedar Ridge Elementary, and North Whitfield Middle School are among the 226 Georgia public schools honored today, an increase of 8 schools statewide over last year.

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  • WCSchools 1 of 5 Economic Development Partnership (EDP) Pilot Systems

    Whitfield County Schools is among five local school systems named by the Georgia Department of Education as pilot participants in its new Economic Development Partnership (EDP) program.

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  • Georgia Student Growth Model

    We are pleased to provide you with your student’s Georgia Student Growth Model (GSGM) Report that provides information on your student’s academic progress during the 2016-2017 school year. Georgia’s growth model has been in place for several years and, as educators, we have been taking advantage of this information to improve your student’s educational experience. You have likely already heard about this growth model as it relates to the College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI) and the Teacher and Leader Keys Effectiveness Systems (TKES and LKES). In short, this report represents yet another way in which Georgia is seeking to improve the level of student achievement across our state.

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