January 2018

All DCSD Schools & Offices Closed on January 17

All DeKalb County School District (DCSD) schools and offices will be closed on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 due to inclement weather.

All DCSD After School Activities Cancelled for January 16

All DeKalb County School District (DCSD) after school activities have been cancelled for Tuesday, January 16, 2018 due to the forecast of inclement weather.

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 [...]

School Choice Enrollment Open Until February 12

Open enrollment for DCSD School Choice programs begins Monday, January 8, 2018 and closes at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, February 12, 2018. Students in DeKalb County School District (DCSD) will soon be able to enroll at the school of their choice. Open enrollment for DCSD’s 2018-2019 School Choice [...]

December 2017

Input Needed: DCSD Calendar Survey

In accordance with Board Policy AEA, the Calendar Committee is charged with developing calendar options for the 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 school years and submitting the calendar recommendations to Superintendent Dr. R. Stephen Green. The DeKalb County School District’s Calendar Committee is exploring calendar options to align with other similarly [...]

November 2017

Georgia Parent Climate Survey

Attention DeKalb Parents, The Georgia Parent Survey for the 2017-2018 school year is now available for parents to take online. The survey will remain open through Friday March 2, 2018. All DeKalb County School District (DCSD) parents are invited to participate. The survey may be found at You [...]

September 2017

Explore the K-8 Curriculum Connections Guides!

DeKalb County School District (DCSD) values a strong parent-school partnership and invites you to discover more about what your child will learn. DeKalb’s curriculum for grades K-12 is aligned to the state-adopted Georgia Standards of Excellence in language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies. In addition to core studies, students [...]

August 2017

School Choice: M.A.P. Assessment

DeKalb County School District (DCSD) will use the Northwest Evaluation Association’s (NWEA) Measures of Academic Progress (M.A.P.) as the assessment to determine eligibility of student applicant, grades 3-9, for entering the random School Choice High Achievers Magnet program lottery beginning in the 2017-2018 school year. You can sign-up [...]

June 2017

FY18 Parental Involvement Policy Review & Feedback

DeKalb County School District's (DCSD) Office of Federal Programs is requesting that parents, guardians, and community stakeholders review the draft of the Title I District Parent and Family Engagement Plan and provide input and feedback. In support of strengthening student academic achievement, DeKalb County School District (DCSD) receives and [...]

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 [...]