2017-2018 Open House Dates Now Available

The open house dates for all DeKalb County elementary, middle, and high schools have been set for the 2017-2018 school year.   2017 Open House dates for the DeKalb County School District are as follows:   Wednesday, August 2, 2017 2:00-4:00 PM     Elementary Schools 4:30-6:30  PM    Middle Schools [...]

Summer Transition Centers for High School Grads

DCSD opens centers to aid graduates in transition to college. The DeKalb County School District (DCSD) will open a series of Summer Transition Centers (STC) to aid recent graduates with their transition to college. Beginning Tuesday, June 6, 2017, high schools across DCSD will have special areas [...]

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Seamless Summer Feeding Program Kick-Off

Free Summer Meals Program For DeKalb Students Launches. On June 1, the DeKalb County School District (DCSD) launched the free 2017 “Seamless Summer Feeding Program” to hundreds of happy smiles and excited faces. At Lakeside High School, food service experts gathered early in the morning to prepare nutritious breakfasts [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

Online Registration for New Students Begins July 10

Online Registration for new DeKalb County schools’ students begins July 10, 2017. Families that are new to the DeKalb County School District (DCSD) will be among the first to use a new online registration system beginning Monday, July 10, 2017. Parents or guardians should visit www.dekalbschoolsga.org/registration/ beginning Monday, July [...]

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. [...]

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. [...]

Chamblee Charter High Receives District’s All-Sports Award

The Chamblee Charter High School athletics program captured its first DeKalb County School District (DCSD) All-Sports Award, edging Arabia Mountain High School by 5.5 points.

DeKalb Teacher Completes Education Policy Fellowship Program

Peachcrest Elementary teacher graduates from Education Policy Fellowship Program. Michelle Simmons, 5th grade special education teacher at Peachcrest Elementary, completed the Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP). Michelle Simmons, a fifth-grade special education teacher at Peachcrest Elementary School, was one of 21 graduates of the ninth [...]

2,000 Free Books For Brockett Elementary

Books, books, and more books – 2,000 books in fact…and all of them FREE! Global technology company, Wipro Ltd., delivers book-filled backpacks to the smiling, happy children of Brockett Elementary during a special event on May 12 at the school. Wipro executives placed three books each in brand new [...]

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 [...]