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July 2017

DeKalb Schools Announce Newly Hired Principals

DeKalb County School District (DCSD) announces newly hired principals for 2017-2018 school year. DeKalb County School District (DCSD) today announced its newly hired principals for the 2017-2018 school year. “Research shows when schools have effective leadership, student and staff performance will increase. Working with our five regional [...]

2017 Georgia Milestones Test Scores

DeKalb County Schools: 2017 Georgia Milestones Test Scores Display Academic Progress Across the District District shows significant numbers of students scoring within positive performance levels and continues to address improving scores and closing the statewide gap in academic growth and achievement. DeKalb County School District’s Georgia Milestones End-of-Course and End-of-Grade test [...]

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 [...]

Welcome Back-to-School DeKalb!

Are you excited for the first week of school? Plan ahead and get DeKalb ready via our Back-to-School 2K17 express website!

Online Registration for New Students is Now Open

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]