December 2017

2018 Graduation Dates Announced

Grad Central Station is your one-stop shop for DeKalb County School District graduation information, created to ensure that we support the academic achievement of students with equity and access. The following is a list of 2018 high school graduation ceremonies that will be held at the Georgia World [...]

November 2017

DeKalb High Schools to Host State Playoff Semifinals

The state high school football playoff semifinals are set for DeKalb County on Friday, December 1st, with Cedar Grove (Class 3A No. 1) and Tucker (Class 6A No. 1) hosting for a spot in the state championship round.

Celebrate National Family Engagement Month

DeKalb County School District (DCSD) joins our community in recognizing November as National Family Engagement Month. Each year, schools and communities across Georgia strengthen and celebrate family engagement throughout the month of November. Led locally by the district’s Office of Family Engagement, DCSD and its schools will recognize the [...]

Shadow Rock Elementary Hosts Reading Night

Reading Night brings Shadow Rock Elementary School families together. “Too Many Pumpkins” by Linda White was theme of the annual Family Reading Night at Shadow Rock Elementary School, held November 2, 2017. The celebration of literacy began with an invitation to dine in the school’s cafeteria, followed by [...]

School Nutrition Receives Golden Radish Award

DeKalb County School District (DCSD) receives Golden Radish Award for Farm to School accomplishments. Joyce Wimberly (3rd from left), Executive Director of DCSD School Nutrition, accepts Golden Radish Award. DCSD was recently honored with a Golden Radish Award by Georgia’s Departments of Agriculture, Education [...]

DCSD Shows Significant Academic Growth in Recent CCRPI Scores

The DeKalb County School District’s 2017 College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI) score is 70, up from 66 last school year. Since 2016, the CCRPI score for elementary schools increased five points; middle schools increased three points; and high schools increased nearly one full point. DeKalb has shown significant [...]

DeKalb County Board of Education November Meeting Notice

DEKALB BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING NOTICE The DeKalb County Board of Education will hold the following meetings on Monday, November 6, 2017: 1:00pm- Executive Session Board Office Conference Room, Robert R. Freeman Administrative Complex 1701 Mountain Industrial Boulevard Stone Mountain, GA 30083 2:00pm- Work Session Cabinet Room, Robert R. [...]

October 2017

DeKalb Teacher Awarded by the AJC

Rockbridge Elementary teacher wins top award from the Atlanta-Journal Constitution. Tiffany Bunch, a teacher at Rockbridge Elementary School, is one of 10 educators in the region to earn The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (AJC) Celebrating Teachers Award. Winners are recognized for their positive impact on students’ lives and the local community. More [...]

National School Bus Safety Week

DCSD celebrates National School Bus Safety Week at Browns Mill Elementary School. DeKalb County School District (DCSD) showcased one of its new environmentally-friendly school buses during an Oct. 19 assembly at Browns Mills Elementary School to celebrate National School Bus Safety Week. As a part of the ceremony, [...]

Wadsworth Student Wins State STEM Competition

Wadsworth student earns first-place I state STEM competition. Temple Lester, a fifth-grade student at Wadsworth Magnet School for High Achievers, was selected as the first-place winner for the Georgia Science Teachers Association STEM Talk competition. The Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Talk contest was designed to give [...]