Three DeKalb Schools Listed Among Nation’s Best

Three DeKalb schools campuses are listed among nation’s best high schools. Three DeKalb County School District (DCSD) campuses have been ranked among the best high schools in America by U.S. News & World Report magazine. The DeKalb School of the Arts earned a gold designation after being ranked [...]

Testing In Progress…

DeKalb students to take Georgia Milestones Assessment. DeKalb County School District is entering the testing season! Georgia Milestones End-of-Grade Assessments for Grades 3-8 will take place on April 19 – May 4, and the Georgia Milestones End-of-Course Assessments for High School Courses will take place April 24 – [...]

Ashford Park Elementary Earns Slot in World Competition

Ashford Park Elementary earns slot in Odyssey of the Mind world competition. Ashford Park Elementary School has punched its ticket to the Odyssey of the Mind World Finals Competition, May 23-28 at Michigan State University. As the only DeKalb County School District (DCSD) school to advance, the 7-member [...]

Student, Teacher Recognized for English Language Learners’ Achievement

DeKalb student, teacher recognized by state for English language learners’ achievement. Stone Mountain High School senior Amina Mohammad has been honored as a Star English Learner Student by the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE). Meanwhile, Jenevee Spence has been named the top Star English to Speakers of Other [...]

DeKalb Students Headed to Underwater Robotics Competition

Two teams from the DeKalb County School District will advance to a national underwater robotics competition on Saturday, May 20, 2017, at Georgia Tech University in Atlanta. The Aquabots of Sagamore Hills Elementary School, and the Lamborghini team of Stone Mountain Middle School will advance after competing against other [...]

Henderson Mill ES Awarded First-in-Georgia STEAM Certification

Ceremony Included State-Level Educators & Business Partners It’s 8 a.m. on a weekday morning. Throughout Georgia, adults are driving to work, and children are arriving at school. But on this particular morning, hundreds of students, educators, parents, and community members are gathered at one very special school — [...]

Update: Sagamore Hills Elementary Team Earns Top Honor

Updated April 24, 2017: The Wildcat Whizzes of Sagamore Hills Elementary School took home a top honor at the FIRST LEGO League Robotics World Expo on April 21-22, 2017 in Houston, Texas. The Wildcat Whizzes received the Professionalism Award for its combination of in-depth knowledge of the challenge as [...]

Southwest DeKalb High Students Earn Scholarships to Georgia State University

Fourteen students at Southwest DeKalb High School have earned $8,000 scholarships to attend two-year programs at Georgia State University’s Decatur campus. The scholarships are funded through State Farm, which made a $14.5 million gift that will fund 50 scholarships for DeKalb high school students each year. Click here to read [...]

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DeKalb Schools to Host Inaugural LEGO League Tourney

DeKalb Schools to host inaugural FIRST LEGO League tourney for K-2 students. The youngest students in the DeKalb County School District (DCSD) will make their first foray into Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Concepts (STEM) by participating in the district’s inaugural FIRST LEGO League Junior tournament on Saturday, April 29, 2017. [...]

DeKalb County Students Named 2017 Georgia Scholars

DeKalb County School District (DCSD) students Samantha Brewer of Dunwoody High School, and Eunice Garcia of Clarkston High School are among 183 graduating seniors statewide to be named Georgia Scholars by the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE). The program, coordinated by the GaDOE’s Excellence Recognition Office, recognizes high school [...]

Dunwoody Elementary’s STEM Science Labs

Dunwoody Elementary School Tigers Are Roaring About Fun-Filled Learning in STEM Science Labs! It’s another great day of learning at Dunwoody Elementary School. But it’s not just any day, it’s STEM Science Lab Day…and the children are roaring with excitement! STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) education is [...]

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Congrats 2016-2017 ART STAR Winners!

The DeKalb County School District (DCSD) has announced the winners of its fourth annual ART STAR awards for visual and performing arts. The ART STAR contest is open to all kindergarten through grade 12 students in DCSD. Students were nominated by district teachers, with the winners honored at a [...]