District News

  • Graduation Rate Rises Again!

    The Paulding County School District’s four-year graduation rate climbed to 88.8 percent in 2019, an increase of 2.5 percentage points over last year and nearly seven percentage points higher than the state average.

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  • School Board Grants Dr. Otott Three-Year Contract

    In a unanimous vote, the Paulding County Board of Education has granted Superintendent Dr. Brian Otott a three-year contract. Since his hire in 2017, Dr. Otott has been proactive in implementing programs and initiatives to improve Paulding County’s 33 schools. Click here to download press release.

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  • South Paulding HS Wins 2019 Sportmanship Cup

    South Paulding High School is the recipient of the Sportsmanship Cup for the 2018-2019 school year. As a part of the overall sportsmanship emphasis of the school district, the cup is awarded annually to the school that demonstrates the best overall sportsmanship based on a points system.

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  • Download the Here Comes The Bus App

    Parents and students love the Here Comes The Bus app, which uses GPS to show you where the bus is in real time. Download here.

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  • Paulding Students Shine Brightly on Milestones Assessment

    Paulding students top state in 22 of 24 subjects, show improvement over 2018.

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  • Important: Updates to Vaping Discipline Policy

    Parents and students need to be aware of changes to the school district's discipline policy regarding vaping and the possession of vaping devices.

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  • School Board Approves E-SPLOST Resolution

    Approved in a unanimous vote on July 9, 2019, the referendum resolution will go before Paulding County voters on Nov. 5, 2019.

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  • School Board Approves FY2020 Budget

    Includes 5 percent pay increase for employees, additional support for Exceptional Students, math and fine arts adoptions, safety enhancements, and a millage rate decrease.

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  • Year-end Message From Dr. Otott

    Superintendent Otott looks back on another terrific school year in the Paulding County School District!

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  • PCSD Teacher of the Year: Chelsea Sell, Austin MS

    Chelsea Sell, an energetic science teacher at Austin Middle School, has been named the Paulding County School District’s 2019-20 school district Teacher of the Year.

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  • Congratulations 2019 PCSD Retirees!

    Photos from the 2019 Retirement Luncheon at Burnt Hickory Park.

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  • Important Message For Parents Regarding Vaping, E-Cigs

    The Paulding County School District has teamed up with the Paulding County Board of Commissioners and the Paulding County Sheriff's Office to share a very important message with parents regarding the dangers of vaping and e-cigarettes.

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  • PCSD Seeks Volunteer CS Instructors

    Paulding County School District is partnering with Microsoft Philanthropies TEALS to build and grow our Computer Science programs. Please help --if you or someone you know works in the computer science or software engineering field and would be interested in making a difference in our students’ future success, please contact Jenna Barton, jbarton@paulding.k12.ga.us.

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  • EIP Student Spotlight

    In this episode of EIP Student Spotlight, meet Nicole Frey, a senior at Paulding County High School who is doing extraordinary work at the school's Academy of Science Research and Medicine.

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  • On Campus With Dr. Otott, Ep. 2

    Dr. Otott visits Hiram High School, talks to principal Misty Cooksey, and gets a surprise visit from the Hiram HS Choral group. The Employee Spotlight introduces Hiram HS Media Specialist James McClendon.

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  • AdvancED Renews District's Accreditation

    AdvancED, the district's accrediting agency, extends PCSD's accreditation for five years, and provides the district a glowing review.

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  • Community Conversations Summary

    Information about Planning For The Future and the district's recent series of Community Conversations can be found here.

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  • Four PCSD Schools Earn AP Honors

    State Superintendent Richard Woods has named four Paulding County School District high schools to the list of Advanced Placement (AP) Honor Schools for 2019. In a press release on Feb. 8, 2019, Superintendent Woods announced that Hiram High School, North Paulding High School, Paulding County High School, and South Paulding High School all received honors in one or more AP categories.

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  • PCCA Registration Now Open!

    The Paulding College and Career Academy will open to students in the fall of 2019. It will feature four distinct career pathways including: Energy, Healthcare, Cybersecurity, and Mechatronics.

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  • On Campus With Dr. Otott Ep. 1

    Superintendent Otott visits North Paulding High School for the first in a series of informational videos highlighting our schools.

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