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  • District Reopening Information

    As there continues to be questions and concerns related to the reopening of schools, we want to assure families our first priority is the safety and health of all students and staff. We understand the challenges the novel Coronavirus brings and have plans in place to continue learning in the classroom, while offering virtual instruction for families who do not feel comfortable sending their child(ren) to school. For more information on our district reopening plans, please click the link above.

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  • Changes to Online Learning

    With the majority of Whitfield County students returning for in-person instruction by October 29, our teachers will no longer be able to provide virtual instruction for students learning from home. Beginning November 2, WCS virtual students will begin learning through online programs outsourced by the district. For more information, please click the link above.

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  • High School Schedule Changes

    Due to the reduced number of local COVID-19 cases, the high schools of Whitfield County will continue steps to safely bring our high school students back to a normal schedule. Click the link above for all information regarding schedule changes. These dates listed are contingent on the status of the virus in our community. Please continue to monitor school and district announcements for more information.

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  • COVID-19 Data in Whitfield County Schools

    Whitfield County Schools is closely monitoring the spread of the novel Coronavirus in our community and has provided a chart of COVID-19 school and district data for your viewing. To track the spread of COVID-19 in our school system, please click the link above.

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  • Elementary School Testing Calendar

    Please click the link above to view the Elementary School Testing Calendar. The purposes of the Georgia Student Assessment Program are to: measure student achievement of the state mandated curriculum, identify students failing to achieve mastery of content, provide teachers with diagnostic information, and assist school systems in identifying strengths and weaknesses in order to establish priorities in planning educational programs.

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  • Dug Gap Annual School Report Card

    The Governor’s Office of Student Achievement (GOSA) prepares Georgia’s State, Local, and School Annual Report Cards. The Annual Report Cards contain test results as well as other information relevant to school performance toward the goals of student achievement and school completion. The Report Card is in compliance with both state and federal laws with respect to reporting requirements. GOSA partners with the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) to produce the K-12 Public Schools Reports since much of the data comes from GaDOE.

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Latest District News

  • Waiver for the Expansion of the Middle School Assessment Exception

    The Georgia Department of Education is seeking comment on a waiver request for the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act, which will be submitted to the US Department of Education. More information and a survey with an opportunity for comments is available at the link above until November 29.

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  • Dual Enrollment Parent Information

    Dual Enrollment provides opportunities for high school students to take free college courses and earn credit at both the high school and post-secondary institution. This year, instead of holding in-person Dual Enrollment parent information meetings, an informational video is available for all families interested in Dual Enrollment. Please click the link above to learn more.

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  • Statewide Passing Score Survey

    The Georgia Department of Education is asking for input on what percentage of a student's final grade should the End-of-Course (EOC) Test count. Currently the EOC test is worth 20% of a student's final grade. Due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, new percentage recommendations have been made for the 2020-21 school year. The survey closes November 16.

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  • Two WCS Seniors Named 2021 Commended Students

    Two Whitfield County seniors have been named Commended Students in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program, out of approximately 34,000 students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Click the link above to read about these scholastically talented seniors.

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