Superintendent Dr. R. Stephen Green

Superintendent Dr. GreenDeKalb County School District is Georgia’s third largest school system. The District serves nearly 102,000 students, 137 schools and centers, and 15,500 employees.

The vision of DeKalb County School District is to inspire our community of learners to achieve educational excellence. Our mission is to ensure student success, leading to higher education, work, and life-long learning. We are making this vision and mission a reality – every day, in every classroom throughout the District.    More »

On March 12-15, 2017 the DeKalb County School District (DCSD) engaged in an AdvancED External Review. AdvancED is the global leader in preschool through 12th grade accreditation services and is responsible for conducting five-year accreditation renewal visits for member school districts. A preliminary report released by AdvancED during a called Board meeting on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 shows that the team will recommend DeKalb County School District receive a five-year renewal of its accreditation following this intense review. More »

  • bagged onions and other food sit on table

Food Pantry Opens at Early Learning Center

Atlanta Community Food Bank partners with school for monthly program A little rain didn’t stop one group of volunteers, community partners and DeKalb County School District (DCSD) staff from aiding their community. The new Early Learning Center at Terry Mill—located at the [...]

  • Shadow Rock team poses with support pillows

Sewing Support at Shadow Rock Elementary

School supplies support pillows during Breast Cancer Awareness month One DeKalb County School District (DCSD) community has found a creative way to sew and show support for Breast Cancer Awareness in metro Atlanta. Shadow Rock Elementary’s Sunshine Committee recently crafted several specialized [...]

  • student places tray on table

Fernbank Elementary Sustainability Initiative

School program is first-of-its-kind in Georgia What can getting rid of Styrofoam trays do for a school cafeteria? How can switching to reusable silverware benefit the environment? What happens when a school begins to separate trash by type and material? What happens [...]

More »

Thanksgiving Break (schools closed)
Nov 19 – Nov 23 all-day

Administrative Offices Open Nov. 20-22.

Thanksgiving Break (admin offices closed)
Nov 22 – Nov 23 all-day

Administrative Offices Open Nov. 20-22.

On the Scene with Dr. Green- November 2018 @ Columbia Middle School
Nov 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Learn about the DeKalb County School District and get answers to your questions from Superintendent Dr. R. Stephen Green. All meetings begin promptly at 7 p.m.

Winter Break (admin offices closed)
Dec 24 – Dec 26 all-day

Teachers to report on January 3, 2018.

  • Digital Dreamers
  • Infinite Campus
  • Launchpad
  • Mobile App
  • Office 365
  • The Bridge
  • PDS-TV24
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Youtube
  • Instagram