Clarkston High School

Basic Information

Address: 618 N. Indian Creek Drive Clarkston, Georgia 30021
County: DeKalb
District: DeKalb County School District
Phone Number: 678-676-5300
Fax Number: 678-676-5310
Principal: Michelle E. Jones

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Additional Information

Grade Level: 9-12
School Schedule (Hours in Day): 8:00 AM - 3:15 PM
School Colors: Green & Gold
School Mascot: Angora
PTA Organization: Yes
School Championships:

2012 Pearson's National Model School Recognition for Excellence in School Improvement.

Mr. Holland's Opus Grant recipient

Special Olympics State Champions in Basketball

PTSA Gladys Cook Scholarship recipient

4 PTSA Reflections winners

Hosted 2011-2012 District Science Fair

Hosted 2011-2012 District Academic Bowl

Hosted 2011-2012 District Special Olympics Basketball

Host to District ESOL Summer Enrichment Program

CHS Social Worker, Dr. Candora Seay was named DCSD Social Worker of the Year

Class of 2012 earned $608,840.00 in scholarship money for technical, collegiate, and military studies

Mission Statement:

The mission of Clarkston High is to educate all students to become lifelong learners in a diverse society.

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

To educate Clarkston students by providing a caring and disciplined environment and fostering academic excellence, community empowerment, and cultural empathy.

School History:

Clarkston High School is the most diverse school in DeKalb County School System. Students attending Clarkston are from six of the seven continents. It is in central DeKalb County in the diverse community of Clarkston. The high school has a rich history. The school's mascot, the Angora, is unique in Georgia. The school colors are green and gold, symbolizing an ever-rich, ever-fresh learning environment. Clarkston High School students come from more than 54 countries and speak 48 languages. The only Hearing Impaired Program for high school students in DeKalb County School System is housed at Clarkston.

Notes/School Information:

We believe that:

  • Learning is an ongoing and far-reaching process that involves students, parents, educators, and community.


  • Students will maximize their learning potential by analyzing and synthesizing information.
  • Students will be able to communicate acquired knowledge.
  • Parents and educators must nurture student potential.
  • Students and educators will maintain high ethical and academic standards.
  • Students must accept responsibility for their personal, academic, and social growth.
  • Teachers will use a variety of methods to ensure academic success for all students.