8:30 AM - 11:30 AM EOC Make-Up Testing
6:30 PM School Board Meeting
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Jostens for Graduation Supplies
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Senior Field Day
Welcome to the Phoenix High School website. Phoenix High School is a special purpose high school that provides students 16 and older students an opportunity for credit recovery and/or credit acceleration. Phoenix High School staff work together as a team to provide leadership needed to put student needs first. The school has a warm welcoming environment supported by a comprehensive family school engagement program. Phoenix has a small student population. An individualized graduation plan is developed for each student by the administration and counseling upon enrollment. Phoenix High is a special purpose school that addresses a myriad of individual situations. The graduation coach, along with counselors, teachers, and administration work closely with students to monitor graduation plans, attendance, behavior and academic progress.
As part of “#OneWhitfield,” our school is driven by building positive, supportive community relationships. By forging partnerships with Northwest Georgia College and Career Academy, Dalton State College, Georgia Northwestern Technical College, and business/industry, we provide opportunities to collaborate on the direction of our school.
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The Georgia Alternate Assessment 2.0 (GAA 2.0) is designed to ensure that students with significant cognitive disabilities are provided access to the state academic content standards and given the opportunity to demonstrate achievement of the knowledge, concepts, and skills inherent in the standards. The Georgia Standards of Excellence and Extended Content Standards for students with significant cognitive disabilities drive the curriculum, instructional strategies, and assessment.
Whitfield County educators and community partners are helping provide teachers across the state with tools to better teach literacy. The Governor's Office of Student Achievement selected WCS to participate in a case study for the Growing Readers Program, a grant which provides high-quality professional learning to teachers on effective reading instruction. Georgia Public Broadcasting filmed lessons in two classrooms at Cedar Ridge Elementary to show how the grant is being implemented. Check out the video to see how Whitfield County Schools is making an impact!
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: April 1, 2019.
As we continue to prepare for the 2019 Georgia Milestones, the GaDOE has developed Technology-Enhanced (TE) Item Examples for our students in grades 3-12. To get our students ready for this type of assessment, the GaDOE has created a video, PowerPoint with script for teachers to review the TE items, and Score Descriptions for teachers to use with students. For links to the video, PowerPoint, and a student practice test, click the headline above.