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June 2017

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 [...]

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. [...]

May 2017

Student School Board Representative of the Month

Elizabeth Andrews High senior is the student School Board representative for May. Student Board Member Arnold Palmer with Board Members Vicki Turner, Dr. Joyce Morley, & Board Chair Dr. Melvin Johnson. Arnold Palmer, a senior at Elizabeth Andrews High School represented all DeKalb County School [...]

Superintendent Joins Leadership Atlanta Class of 2018

Dr. R. Stephen Green, Superintendent/CEO of the DeKalb County School District, has been selected as just one of 86 community leaders that will participate in Leadership Atlanta’s Class of 2018. Leadership Atlanta  is one of the oldest sustained community leadership programs in the nation, and its participants have a [...]

April 2017

Sprint’s Surprise for Obama Elementary Students

Obama Elementary students receive free hotspots and wireless service from Sprint. Today, DeKalb County School District (DCSD) was joined by representatives from Sprint to announce that 200 third and fourth grade students from Barack H. Obama Elementary Magnet School of Technology will have a new way to keep [...]

DeKalb Schools Recognized for Raising Achievement

Five DeKalb schools recognized for raising achievement above state academic expectations. Five schools in the DeKalb County School District (DCSD) have increased student achievement levels enough to exit the state’s Focus and Priority lists for underperforming Title I schools. The Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) has announced that [...]

DeKalb Tech Students Share Valuable Learning Experiences

DeKalb High School of Technology-South students share valuable learning experiences for members of the Board of Education and community. Students take relevant and rigorous Career, Technical and Agricultural Education (CTAE) courses throughout the year at DeKalb High School of Technology South Career and Technical Education Center, including career [...]

March 2017

Student School Board Representative of the Month

Clarkston High student Jerusalem Tsige was student School Board representative for March. Jerusalem Tsige, a sophomore at Clarkston High School, represented the students of the DeKalb County School District at the March 20 meeting of the DeKalb County Board of Education. Jerusalem has a 3.7 GPA and plans to major [...]