The interscholastic activities in the Paulding County School District are an important part of the overall educational process. The activities provide expanded learning opportunities which include teamwork, respect for self and others, the desire to win, mental and physical self-discipline, and pride in their school.
The five high schools in Paulding County are Paulding County High School (7-AAAAA), East Paulding High School (7-AAAAA), Hiram High School (7-AAAAA), North Paulding High School (3-AAAAAAA) and South Paulding High School (5-AAAAAA). All schools are members of the Georgia High School Association (GHSA).
The objective of the GHSA organization is the promotion of education in Georgia from a mental, physical, and moral viewpoint, to standardize and encourage participation in athletics, and to promote sportsmanship and an appreciation for and study of music, speech, and other fine arts through Region and State competitions.