About Clarkston High School
Mission Statement
The mission of Clarkston High is to educate all students to become lifelong learners in a diverse society.
 
Overview
Clarkston High School is in central DeKalb County in the diverse community of Clarkston. The high school has a rich history. The school mascot, the Angora, is unique in Georgia, with no other school carrying this name or logo. The school colors are green and gold, reflecting an ever-rich, ever-fresh learning environment. Clarkston High School students come from more than 54 countries and speak 47 languages. The DeKalb School System's only Hearing Impaired Program for high school students is housed at CHS.

Philosophy

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

Core Beliefs
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.
Unique Assets
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.


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