6:30 PM School Board Meeting
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Blood Drive
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM Staff & Student Holiday
8:45 AM - 12:00 PM ASVAB Testing
6:30 PM School Board Meeting
11:50 AM - 11:59 PM Early Dismissal
12:50 PM - 11:59 PM Early Dismissal
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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Whitfield County Schools participates in a gifted screening process each year. The consideration window and nomination for the testing process for elementary and middle schools will begin in January. School personnel and parents may nominate their child for this consideration. Testing will be conducted in February. Please contact your child's school if you have any questions.
The Georgia Student Health Survey 2.0 provides Georgia public schools with a measurement system to satisfy all requirements under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. The survey is also used to guide school prevention and intervention programs and for grant funding. The GSHS 2.0 for middle and high school students covers topics such as school climate and safety, graduation, school dropouts, alcohol and drug use, bullying and harassment, suicide, nutrition, and sedentary behaviors. The GSHS 2.0 for elementary students includes school safety and school climate questions.
Whitfield County Schools is one of four recipients in Georgia to receive an Innovative Fund grant from the Governor's Office of Student Achievement. The grant, totaling over 550 thousand dollars, will fund Beyond the Classroom, a program that will serve over 1,500 children and parents throughout the year in Learning Academies, Power Lunches, Summer Literacy Camps, and other literacy events through partnerships with Dalton State College, the Northwest Georgia Healthcare Partnership, and the Northwest Georgia Regional Library.
As of November 1, the Department of Education has published its new financial data reporting tool as required by HB 139. HB 139 required the aggregation and publication of a variety of financial information for all school districts, such as revenue and expenditure data, capital construction costs, recent audits, and similar reports. The reporting system can be found at the link above.