Superintendent, Mrs. Cheryl Watson-Harris

The vision of DeKalb County School District is to inspire our community of learners to achieve educational excellence. Our mission is to ensure student success, leading to higher education, work, and life-long learning. We are making this vision and mission a reality – every day, in every classroom throughout the District.    Full strategic plan »

On March 12-15, 2017 DeKalb County School District (DCSD) engaged in an AdvancED External Review. AdvancED is the global leader in preschool through 12th grade accreditation services and is responsible for conducting five-year accreditation renewal visits for member school districts. Full accreditation review »

Comprehensive Master Plan: DeKalb County School District’s Master Planning process includes an evaluation of all school and administrative facilities, as well as the infrastructure to support the educational mission of the District. Comprehensive Master Plan website »

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DCSD High Schools Named 2021 Advanced Placement Honor Schools

Eleven DeKalb County School District (DCSD) high schools were named 2021 Advanced Placement (AP) Honor Schools. This honor was announced by State School Superintendent Richard Woods on Feb. 24. AP classes offer students the opportunity to learn college-level content while in high school and [...]

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Lithonia High School Student Selected for U.S. Senate Youth Program

Lithonia High School senior Zae Brewer is one of two students selected as Georgia’s delegates to the 2021 United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP), the Georgia Department of Education announced March 1.Each year, the USSYP brings the most outstanding high school students—two from each state, [...]

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