Dug Gap Elementary School is an educational institution that offers learning opportunities to students up to grade five. It is governed by Whitfield County Schools, which is a school district that provides education to more than 14,000 students. Established in 1872, the district operates several elementary, middle and high schools. It serves students in pre-kindergarten through grade 12. Whitfield County Schools is a member of the Standard-Bearer Network. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the Council on Accreditation and School Improvement. The district operates through the finance, human resources and support services departments.