Paulding County School District

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Paulding County School District
522 Hardee Street
Dallas, Georgia 30132-4713
United States
Coordinates 33°55′04″N 84°50′03″W / 33.917866°N 84.834061°W / 33.917866; -84.834061Coordinates: 33°55′04″N 84°50′03″W / 33.917866°N 84.834061°W / 33.917866; -84.834061[1]
Superintendent Cliff Cole
Faculty 1,212[2]
Grades PreK–12
Enrollment 28,000[3]
Accreditations Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Georgia Accrediting Commission
Telephone (770) 443-8000
Fax (770) 443-8089

The Paulding County School District is a public school district in Paulding County, Georgia, United States, based in Dallas. It serves the communities of Braswell, Dallas, and Hiram.


The Paulding County school district is composed of thirty-three schools as of 2012–13: nineteen elementary schools, nine middle schools, and five high schools.[4]

After the 2011–12 school year, P.B. Ritch Elementary closed and a new middle school with the same name opened near Hiram the following year.[5]

Elementary schools[edit]

  • Abney Elementary School
  • Allgood Elementary School
  • Baggett Elementary School
  • Burnt Hickory Elementary School
  • Dallas Elementary School
  • Dugan Elementary School
  • Hiram Elementary School
  • Hutchens Elementary School
  • McGarity Elementary School
  • Nebo Elementary School
  • New Georgia Elementary School
  • Northside Elementary School
  • Panter Elementary School
  • Poole Elementary School
  • Ragsdale Elementary School
  • Roberts Elementary School
  • Russom Elementary School
  • Shelton Elementary School
  • Union Elementary School

Middle schools[edit]

  • Austin Middle School
  • Dobbins Middle School
  • East Paulding Middle School
  • Herschel Jones Middle School
  • Scoggins Middle School
  • Moses Middle School
  • South Paulding Middle School
  • P.B. Ritch Middle School
  • Sammy McClure Middle School

High schools[edit]

Parent involvement[edit]

Every school in Paulding County has a Parent Teacher Association or a Parent Teacher Student Association. These associations allow teachers, students, and parents to hold conferences to discuss the means of ensuring that the student achieves his or her goals. PTA and PTSA meetings are held either before or after school.


  1. ^ "Free US Geocoder". Retrieved 2010-06-25. 
  2. ^ School Stats, Retrieved June 25, 2010.
  3. ^ [1] Retrieved August 4, 2012
  4. ^ Georgia Board of Education, Retrieved June 25, 2010.
  5. ^ [2], Retrieved November 23, 2011.

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