Standards and Instructional Resources

The mission of Dawson County Schools is to provide quality instructional and student support that results in preparedness for college, career, and life. 


The Georgia Department of Education is fully responsible for developing and maintaining performance standards for Georgia students. Dawson County Schools implements the state-approved Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE) into its classrooms. 


Dawson County Schools uses a variety of instructional tools.
Click HERE to access a list of instructional resources used for the principle source of study for a state-funded course.

For additional information, please reach out to our instructional staff listed below.

K - 5th Grades
Mrs. Page Arnette
[email protected]
(706)265-3246 Ext. 1033

6th - 12th Grades
Dr. Nathan Hand
[email protected]
(706)265-3246 Ext. 1041

Additional Resources
Dawson County Career Planner Guide (2022-2023)
Dawson County Graduation Requirements (Beginning on p. 7)
Georgia DOE Approved Course List (2022-2023)
Georgia DOE Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment Page
Georgia DOE College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI)
Georgia DOE Home School Information
Georgia DOE CTAE
Georgia Virtual School
Free Resources for Teachers/Georgia Virtual School
Teacher Resource Link (TRL)
Georgia Student Growth Model
Special Education Services and Supports



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