June 2017

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 [...]

Summer Transition Centers for High School Grads

DCSD opens centers to aid graduates in transition to college. The DeKalb County School District (DCSD) will open a series of Summer Transition Centers (STC) to aid recent graduates with their transition to college. Beginning Tuesday, June 6, 2017, high schools across DCSD will have special areas [...]

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 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 Teacher Completes Education Policy Fellowship Program

Peachcrest Elementary teacher graduates from Education Policy Fellowship Program. Michelle Simmons, 5th grade special education teacher at Peachcrest Elementary, completed the Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP). Michelle Simmons, a fifth-grade special education teacher at Peachcrest Elementary School, was one of 21 graduates of the ninth [...]

2,000 Free Books For Brockett Elementary

Books, books, and more books – 2,000 books in fact…and all of them FREE! Global technology company, Wipro Ltd., delivers book-filled backpacks to the smiling, happy children of Brockett Elementary during a special event on May 12 at the school. Wipro executives placed three books each in brand new [...]

May 2017

DECA Student-Teacher Team to Explore Normandy

DECA student Sydnie Cobb (left) and Professor Jason Butler will travel to Normandy, France this year as part of a historic student into World War II. UPDATE: MAY 3, 2017 A student-teacher team from the DeKalb Early College Academy (DECA) is taking a deep dive into [...]

Share Your Input: Parent Satisfaction Survey

DeKalb County School District (DCSD) encourages its parents to share their thoughts on parental engagement by completing the Georgia Parent Survey. The Parent Satisfaction Survey helps DCSD and state education leaders determine parents’ perceptions of the success of parent engagement in our local schools. Survey responses are anonymous and [...]

April 2017

2017 Valedictorians & Salutatorians Honored, Receive Free Laptops

Congratulations to the Class of 2017 Valedictorians & Salutatorians! Ladies and gentlemen…prepare to experience greatness! The DeKalb County School District is proud to present the Class of 2017 Valedictorians and Salutatorians! As parents, educators, peers, and community leaders welcomed them with thunderous applause, the district’s 28 valedictorians and [...]