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June 2017

Parents Pounding the Pavement Training & Job Fair

DeKalb County School District (DCSD) is partnering with DeKalb Work Source and the DeKalb Chamber to host the Parents Pounding the Pavement job fair and training. Interested individuals must attend one of the interview readiness training sessions to attend the job fair. Pre-registration is required to attend the trainings. [...]

Summer Make Overs for Two DeKalb Elementary Schools

While the students of Canby Lane and Fairington Elementary are savoring the joys of summer, their schools are being “crashed!” Both schools are recipients of Georgia United Credit Union’s Fourth Annual School Crashers program. Chosen from 330 nominees, Canby Lane and Fairington are two of seven Georgia schools to [...]

2017-2018 Open House Dates Now Available

The open house dates for all DeKalb County elementary, middle, and high schools have been set for the 2017-2018 school year.   2017 Open House dates for the DeKalb County School District are as follows:   Wednesday, August 2, 2017 2:00-4:00 PM     Elementary Schools 4:30-6:30  PM    Middle Schools [...]

Seamless Summer Feeding Program Kick-Off

Free Summer Meals Program For DeKalb Students Launches. On June 1, the DeKalb County School District (DCSD) launched the free 2017 “Seamless Summer Feeding Program” to hundreds of happy smiles and excited faces. At Lakeside High School, food service experts gathered early in the morning to prepare nutritious breakfasts [...]

Proposed Property Tax Increase

News Release- June 1, 2017 DeKalb County School District announces proposed property tax increase. STONE MOUNTAIN, GA. – The DeKalb County Board of Education today announces its intention to increase the property taxes it will levy this year by 5.06 percentage points over the rollback millage rate. Each [...]

DeKalb County Board of Education Approves FY18 Budget

DeKalb County Board of Education approves $1.74 billion budget for 2017-2018 fiscal year. The DeKalb County Board of Education approved a $1.74 billion budget for the 2017-2018 fiscal year that places vital resources at the regional school level, allocates funds for important district initiatives, provides [...]

Registration for New International & Non-English Speaking Students

Registration Now Open for New International & Non-English Speaking Students for the 2017-2018 School Year. The DeKalb County School District's International Welcome Center is now open for 2017-2018 school year registration. Registration will take place at the DeKalb International Welcome Center located at 1701 Mountain Industrial Blvd., Stone Mountain, [...]

Online Registration for New Students Begins July 10

Online Registration for new DeKalb County schools’ students begins July 10, 2017. Families that are new to the DeKalb County School District (DCSD) will be among the first to use a new online registration system beginning Monday, July 10, 2017. Parents or guardians should visit www.dekalbschoolsga.org/registration/ beginning Monday, July [...]

DeKalb County Board of Education Approves Tentative Budget

The DeKalb County Board of Education approved a tentative $1.74 billion budget for the 2017-2018 fiscal year that maintains efforts to focus resources at the regional level, adds more school nurses, allocates funds for prior pay raises and textbooks, and addresses state-mandated rising costs in employee benefits. [...]

DeKalb Schools to Offer Free Summer Meals to Students

TRANSLATIONS The DeKalb County School District (DCSD) will once again offer free meals during the summer to area students. As part of the district’s Seamless Summer Feeding Program, children age 18 and younger will be able to obtain breakfast and lunch meals from June 1 to July 31. [...]