School Day Extended by One Hour On August 21

Update: DeKalb County School District (DCSD) is excited to experience the Aug. 21 solar eclipse with its students. As part of its one-hour extended learning day, plans are in place for students to view the solar eclipse and protective glasses have been purchased so students can do so safely. [...]

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Ashford Park Elementary School Improvements

Ashford Park Elementary improvements finished on time and under budget. Ashford Park Elementary School has more parking, a new sidewalk. Parents and students will begin the school year at Ashford Park Elementary School with more parking, a new sidewalk, and improved transportation access all around. [...]

DESA Named Among the Best of Avondale Estates

DeKalb Elementary School of the Arts (DESA) has been selected for the 2017 Best of Avondale Estates Award in the Elementary School category by the Avondale Estates Award Program. The Avondale Estates Award Program is an annual awards program honoring the achievements and accomplishments of local businesses throughout the [...]

Introducing Digital Dreamers!

Digital Dreamers bring laptops, internet to students. DeKalb County School District (DCSD) is embarking on “Digital Dreamers,” a two-year effort to provide middle and high school students with a laptop that can be used both on and off campus in their studies. This fall, middle and high school [...]

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Indian Creek Elementary’s School Supply Donation

Gifts of Love, Hope, and School Supplies at Indian Creek Elementary School Volunteers of the Love of Giving deliver school supplies to Indian Creek Elementary School. A new school year is here, and as always, it begins with smiling faces, eager minds, and shiny new school [...]

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 [...]

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!

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. [...]

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 [...]