2017 Graduation Ceremony LIVE Stream

This year, all of the graduation ceremonies being held at the Georgia World Congress Center will be streamed LIVE via PDS-TV24 on the DeKalb County School District Facebook page.

  • Student Board Member Arnold Palmer

Student School Board Representative of the Month

Elizabeth Andrews High senior is the student School Board representative for May. Student Board Member Arnold Palmer with Board Members Vicki Turner, Dr. Joyce Morley, & Board Chair Dr. Melvin Johnson. Arnold Palmer, a senior at Elizabeth Andrews High School represented all DeKalb County School [...]

John Lewis Elementary’s Outdoor Library Dedication

John Lewis dedicates free outdoor library at namesake school. Congressman John Lewis visited his namesake school, John Lewis Elementary School, on May 15, 2017, to cut the ribbon on a new, free outdoor library where students can exchange books throughout the year. Lewis was surrounded by nearly every [...]

Chamblee Charter High Mentor Program’s Special Recognition

Jocelyn Leon and Eli Abamonte, students at Chamblee Charter High School, received special recognition at the Architecture, Construction, & Engineering (ACE) Mentor Program’s End of Year Banquet on May 8, 2017. Both students received recognition for outstanding accomplishments, along with a $50 gift card. Additionally, Abamonte received a $2000 [...]

District Seniors Participate in College Signing Days

Hundreds of District Seniors Participate in College Signing Ceremonies College-bound seniors at Clarkston, McNair, and Stephenson joined peers throughout the nation in celebration of college admission. In auditoriums filled with family, friends, community leaders – and, in some cases, even a video message from former First Lady Michelle [...]

DECA Student-Teacher Team to Explore Normandy

DECA student Sydnie Cobb (left) and Professor Jason Butler will travel to Normandy, France this year as part of a historic student into World War II. UPDATE: MAY 3, 2017 A student-teacher team from the DeKalb Early College Academy (DECA) is taking a deep dive into [...]

DSA Student Named Poet Laureate’s Prize Finalist

DeKalb School of the Arts junior named finalist for Georgia's Poet Laureate’s Prize. Sophia Seufert, a junior at the DeKalb School of the Arts, was a finalist for Georgia's fourth annual Poet Laureate’s Prize, an award for an original poem written by a Georgia high school student. Gov. [...]

Chamblee Charter High Students Race Electric Vehicle

Chamblee Charter High students race their electric vehicle in regional competition. Students at Chamblee Charter High School raced their electric vehicle against peers from across the region at the Forsyth Electrathon Rally on April 29, 2017, at the Cumming Fairgrounds. Electrathon America is an organization where teams compete using [...]

Share Your Input: Parent Satisfaction Survey

DeKalb County School District (DCSD) encourages its parents to share their thoughts on parental engagement by completing the Georgia Parent Survey. The Parent Satisfaction Survey helps DCSD and state education leaders determine parents’ perceptions of the success of parent engagement in our local schools. Survey responses are anonymous and [...]

Superintendent Joins Leadership Atlanta Class of 2018

Dr. R. Stephen Green, superintendent/CEO of the DeKalb County School District, has been selected as just one of 86 community leaders that will participate in Leadership Atlanta’s Class of 2018. Leadership Atlanta  is one of the oldest sustained community leadership programs in the nation, and its participants have a [...]

Tapestry Public Charter School Earns Praise in Accreditation Recommendation

Tapestry Public Charter School earns high praise in recommendation to approve its accreditation. Tapestry Public Charter School has received a strong recommendation for accreditation following a nearly year-long rigorous review process from AdvancED, a worldwide education review organization. The endorsement, similar to one received by the DeKalb County School District (DCSD) in [...]

Grad Central Station

Grad Central Station is your one-stop shop for DeKalb County School District graduation information. Customer Service is at the top of our list, and our goal is to provide our school community with a convenient and efficient way to share graduation news, and a positive experience for families. Grad Central [...]