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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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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