We envision a responsive school district that is focused on students and that is valued and respected by the community. Our mission is to increase student learning by providing students and staff with meaningful, challenging, and engaging educational experiences in a safe and supportive environment.
Are you trying to find one of our departments? Please select one from the Departments menu above or from the list below.
If you're looking for files to download such as the WCS Accountability Report or the Whitfield County Schools Student Discipline Code of Conduct, please visit the District Downloads.
The main number for Whitfield County Schools is (706) 217–6780. Key contacts are included in the directory information below.
Board of Education at the Central Office Building
The central office building includes the boardroom used for regular meetings of the Whitfield County Board of Education and houses offices for the superintendent, teaching and learning, assessment and accountability, human resources, federal programs, community and media relations, and finance.
The school district's mailing address is:
Whitfield County Board of Education P.O. Box 2167 Dalton, Georgia 30721-2167
Tom Appelman High School Curriculum Director – (706) 537–3630
Operations – (706) 876–7280
The Department of Operations manages facilities, maintenance, school nutrition, school safety and security, technology, and transportation. Fax documents to operations at (706) 281–4357. Its office at 1030 Hill Road, Dalton, Georgia 30721.
Mike Ewton Assistant Superintendent of Operations – (706) 876–7280
The Support Services Center (SSC) is the hub of operations for exceptional student services, student discipline, social workers, and psychologists.
Contact the Enrollment Center at (706) 876–3955 and the Office for Exceptional Students at (706) 876–3921. Fax documents to (706) 260–2256. The Student Services Center is at 201 East Tyler Street, Dalton, Georgia 30721.