Scheduled Maintenance for eBoard Website

Please be advised that the vendor, eBoard Solutions, that provides the service to allow the DeKalb Board of Education to publish its meeting agendas will be conducting a scheduled software update beginning 10pm, Friday, September 30 through 8am, Saturday, October 1st. eBoard will not be accessible during the software maintenance update. The October 3rd [...]

DeKalb County Schools’ Educator Receives Atlanta Families’ Award

Local Non-profit Awards Druid Hills Middle School Teacher $7,500 Atlanta Families’ Awards for Excellence in Education (AFAEE) surprised educator Toni Bailey of Druid Hills Middle School as well as educators from Atlanta Public Schools, Cobb County Schools, DeKalb County Schools, Fulton County Schools, and Gwinnett County over the past [...]

Lead In Water Testing for All Schools & Facilities

Superintendent Dr. R. Stephen Green, in collaboration with Dr. S. Elizabeth Ford of the DeKalb County Board of Health and Lee May, Interim CEO of DeKalb County Government, announced today that sources of the drinking water in each of the District’s 150 schools, centers, and facilities will be tested for [...]

Building S.P.A.C.E.S Community Input Meetings

DeKalb County School District through the Building S.P.A.C.E.S Initiative is holding an informational meeting and the second round of five (5) regional public input meetings. The Building S.P.A.C.E.S. Initiative is an effort to determine how, where, and why future revenues from the E-SPLOST program should be dedicated to the improvement [...]

Attendance Awareness Month

DeKalb County School District has pledged to raise awareness about the value of regular school attendance and focus on reducing chronic absenteeism throughout the school year. DeKalb County School recognizes that good attendance is essential to academic success and the great risk posed to students who are [...]

Social Media Guidelines

DeKalb County Schools is among a handful of school systems in the U.S. with a comprehensive social media program that includes dedicated staff experts to manage and create social media content. You can receive up-to-the-minute news, photos, video and other content promoting students and their achievements by following DeKalb Schools [...]

English Language Students Recognized for Outstanding Academic Achievement

The Georgia Department of Education has recognized three students from Cross Keys HS, Stone Mountain HS, and Clarkston HS with the “Star English Learner” award that is given to ESOL (English to Speakers of Other Languages) students who are either valedictorian or salutatorian of their 2016 graduating class. The students [...]

Two High Schools Named Among Top US Schools

Congratulations! DeKalb School of the Arts and Chamblee Charter High School have been named among top public high schools in the country. Newsweek magazine announced its 2016 High School Rankings, which includes “America’s Top High Schools,” a list of 500 high schools nationwide that excel at preparing students for [...]

Building Trust Together With You For Our 102,000 Students

Building TRUST together through: Teaching & Learning: Full accreditation Significant increase in graduation rates and test scores National leader in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) certified schools Relevance: 3rd-largest public school district in the state 2nd-largest employer in the county Unity: Our 102,000 students represent 180 nations and speak [...]

Elementary School Named for President Obama

DeKalb County Board of Education (BOE) recently voted unanimously to name a new elementary school (Pre-K – 5) in honor of President Barack Obama. The new school will be known as the Barack H. Obama Elementary Magnet School of Technology. This is the first public school in Georgia named for [...]

Elementary School Named for Congressman Lewis

Congressman John Lewis The DeKalb County Board of Education recently voted to name a new elementary school (Pre-K – 5) in honor of Atlanta Congressman John Lewis, 5th District Georgia. The new school will be known as John Robert Lewis Elementary School. This will be the first public [...]

Eight DCSD Schools Receive AdvancED STEM Certification

Eight DeKalb County School District schools recently received AdvancED STEM certification – the highest number of school certifications in any school district in the 70 countries where STEM education programs exist. “This is great news for DeKalb County School District,” said Superintendent Dr. R. Stephen Green. “This achievement shows the [...]