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August 2017

Ashford Park Elementary School Improvements

Ashford Park Elementary improvements finished on time and under budget. Ashford Park Elementary School has more parking, a new sidewalk. Parents and students will begin the school year at Ashford Park Elementary School with more parking, a new sidewalk, and improved transportation access all around. [...]

DESA Named Among the Best of Avondale Estates

DeKalb Elementary School of the Arts (DESA) has been selected for the 2017 Best of Avondale Estates Award in the Elementary School category by the Avondale Estates Award Program. The Avondale Estates Award Program is an annual awards program honoring the achievements and accomplishments of local businesses throughout the [...]

Indian Creek Elementary’s School Supply Donation

Gifts of Love, Hope, and School Supplies at Indian Creek Elementary School Volunteers of the Love of Giving deliver school supplies to Indian Creek Elementary School. A new school year is here, and as always, it begins with smiling faces, eager minds, and shiny new school [...]

July 2017

DCSD Unveils New Marketing Campaign

New marketing effort highlights community’s investment in the DeKalb County School District. DeKalb County School District (DCSD) today unveiled the first pieces of a revolutionary marketing effort designed to highlight the community’s investment in the success of its schools. In this first phase of a three-phase [...]

June 2017

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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

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 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. [...]