Two DeKalb Schools Named Among Top US High 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 [...]

Facility Planning & Feasibility Study Public Meetings

Two public input meeting for the Secondary School Facility Planning and Feasibility Study for middle schools and high schools. At these meetings staff will present recommendations for middle and high school feeder patterns, re-clustering attendance areas, additions to schools and new/replacement schools. An online feedback survey will be available at [...]

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 [...]

2016—2017 Back to School

Monday, August 8, 2016 is the first day of school. Parents and guardians are requested to register children for school as soon as they move into a school attendance zone. Schools can register students any day during the regular school year. During the months of June and July, schools 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 [...]

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 [...]

Chamblee HS Valedictorian Re-visits Past to Build Future

Chamblee Charter High School’s Valedictorian for 2016, Mutasem Shopon, has a clear vision for his future, which he said has been shaped by his school, the community and his family’s immigrant roots. Shopon, or “Moot” to his friends, will begin his pre-med journey at the University of Georgia this fall, which [...]

Dr. R. Stephen Green’s STEM Initiatives

The wind swirled as the black helicopter came flying in over the Dunwoody High School football field in Atlanta. It touched down to cheers and the brass notes of a marching band. DeKalb County School District superintendent R. Stephen Green emerged, having helped pilot the landing after a short lesson. [...]

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