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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 [...]

DCSD Unveils New Marketing Campaign

New marketing effort highlights community’s investment in the DeKalb County School District. DeKalb County School District (DCSD) today unveiled the first pieces of a revolutionary marketing effort designed to highlight the community’s investment in the success of its schools. In this first phase of a three-phase [...]

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 [...]

Get Ready for Back-to-School DeKalb!

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

DeKalb Schools Awarded AdvancED Accreditation Renewal

Update: DeKalb County School District continues improvement, celebrates five-year accreditation renewal from AdvancED. STONE MOUNTAIN, GA. – In 2015, the DeKalb County School District (DCSD) was fighting to regain its accreditation through AdvancED, a global education review organization. Today, the pendulum has swung in the opposite direction. [...]

I Love DeKalb Schools

It takes a village for a community to thrive! That’s why we’re celebrating the heartbeat of DeKalb County School District (DCSD) - our staff, students, families, and alumni because we’re proud, DCSD PROUD. Our culture is rich, authentic, strong, and we’re on the rise!

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 [...]

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 [...]