District News

  • SAT Scores Top National Average 3rd Year in Row

    Paulding County students have once again surpassed the nationwide average SAT score, recently released results from the College Board show. This year’s results, along with the previous two, mark the only times Paulding students have exceeded the national average on the SAT.

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  • PCSD Breaks Ground for New Middle School

    Paulding County School District leaders, along with a host of public officials and community representatives, broke ground today on what will be the district’s 10th middle school.

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  • PCSD Receives Outstanding Budget Recognition

    The Paulding County School District is being recognized for excellence in budget presentation for the fourth year in a row.

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  • PCHS, McGarity Receive STEM banners

    State Superintendent Richard Woods presented Paulding County High School its five-year STEM re-certification banner, and McGarity Elementary School its first-ever STEM certification banner!

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  • Parent Portal Registration Information

    As we begin the 2022-2023 school year, every family must complete their Infinite Campus Parent Portal registration to ensure their enrollment information, student information, and contact information is correct. Additionally, beginning this year parents are required to sign the electronic signature page acknowledging they have read the Parent-Student Information Guide. 

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  • Important Message for PCSD Families

    Click this link to read an important back-to-school message from Superintendent Steve Barnette. The 2022-2023 school year starts on Monday, Aug. 1, 2022.

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  • PCSD Tops State on 19 of 20 Milestones Tests

    Recently released results from the 2021-2022 Georgia Milestones Assessment show that following two-plus academic years dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic, Paulding County students are holding the line and are in better shape academically than many of their peers statewide.

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  • COVID-19 Information Page

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  • Free Meals For All Students Has Expired

    For the 2022-2023 school year, the federal government is ending free meals for all students. Families should apply now to determine eligibility for free and reduced-price meals.

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  • Spring Athletes of the Year

    The Paulding County Board of Education recognized the school district's Athletes of the Year in spring sports. Click here to see this amazing group of athletes.

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  • Press Release: FY2023 Budget Approved

    The Paulding County Board of Education has adopted a budget for next school year that funds a range of critical initiatives, including retaining and attracting quality teachers and support staff in a highly competitive job market. To support the work of its outstanding teachers, the budget maintains current class sizes while accommodating the addition of almost 1,600 students, the largest increase in enrollment in more than 15 years. Other critical initiatives in the budget include significant enhancements to safety and security, as well as improvements in technology, maintenance, and transportation.

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  • Strategic Plan Goal Areas Approved

    At its May 24, 2022, meeting the Paulding County Board of Education approved the Goal Areas and Performance Objectives for the school district's new five-year Strategic Plan that will go into effect July 1, 2022.

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  • School Board Recognitions May 10, 2022

    The Paulding County Board of Education recognized outstanding students at its meeting on May 10, 2022. Click here to see photos from the recognitions.

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  • Stakeholder Meeting Summary

    Families, students, and staff are encouraged to give feedback during multiple opportunities each year. For those unable to attend the FY23 Stakeholder's Input Meeting, the presentation recording is now available for you to view, along with an opportunity to provide input.

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  • Meet PCSD Teacher of the Year Rachel Stancel

    Rachel Stancel, a U.S. and World History teacher at Hiram High School, was recently selected the Paulding County School District Teacher of the Year. Click here to learn more about her.

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  • Teachers & Employees of Year Celebrated

    The Paulding Education Foundation hosted a celebratory event for the school district's Teachers and Employees of the Year on May 3 at Piece of Heaven. Click here to see photos from the event.

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  • Congratulations 2022 PCSD Retirees!

    The school district's 2022 retirees were recognized with a ceremony and reception at Hiram High School on May 4th. Click to see photos.

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  • School Board Recognitions April 12, 2022

    The Paulding County Board of Education recognized outstanding students and staff at its meeting on April 12, 2022. Click here to see photos from the recognitions.

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  • Three PCSD Schools Named AP Honor Schools

    State Superintendent Richard Woods has named three Paulding County School District high schools to the list of Advanced Placement (AP) Honor Schools for 2022.

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  • New BOE district map finalized

    The state Legislature has approved a map with new boundaries for districts represented by PCSD Board of Education members. Click here to download the map.

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