Lead in Water Testing - Understanding Your Results

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and safety of our students and staff.

Georgia United Makes Over Oakcliff Elementary

Thanks to the 300+ volunteers from Georgia United, DeKalb County School faculty, parents,
and the local community who helped makeover Oakcliff Elementary on July 22 & 23, 2016.

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 year, the Board of Tax Assessors is required to review the assessed value for property tax purposes of taxable property in the county. When the [...]

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, GA 30083. To register international & non-English speaking students that are new to DeKalb Schools, please call 678-676-6602 to schedule a check-in time. Student must [...]

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. The budget process started in March 2017 and the action by the Board of Education at the June 12th business meeting is just one step [...]

DeKalb Schools to Offer Free Summer Meals to Students

TRANSLATIONS The DeKalb County School District (DCSD) will once again offer free meals during the summer to area students. As part of the district’s Seamless Summer Feeding Program, children age 18 and younger will be able to obtain breakfast and lunch meals from June 1 to July 31. All students may participate regardless of their lunch eligibility status during the school year. Breakfast will be served from 8 to 9 a.m., and lunch [...]

Destiny Achievers Academy’s Massive School Make-over

T-Mobile Huddle Up Revitalizes Destiny Achievers Academy of Excellence. Media Giant Begins Massive School Make-over. When you walk through the halls of Destiny Achievers Academy of Excellence (DAAOE) in Ellenwood, you quickly realize it’s not your typical school, but today the halls are filled with the pitter-patter of the feet of more than 150 Atlanta area T-Mobile and Metro PCS employees. Through City Year, an Atlanta based non-profit bridging the gap in high-poverty [...]

John Lewis Elementary’s Outdoor Library Dedication

John Lewis dedicates free outdoor library at namesake school. Congressman John Lewis visited his namesake school, John Lewis Elementary School, on May 15, 2017, to cut the ribbon on a new, free outdoor library where students can exchange books throughout the year. Lewis was surrounded by nearly every student and teacher at the school during a joyous ceremony outside, a continuation of festivities that began shortly after lunch on the campus. The students [...]

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