Superintendent Dr. R. Stephen Green

Superintendent Dr. GreenDeKalb County School District is Georgia’s third largest school system. The District serves nearly 102,000 students, 137 schools and centers, and 15,500 employees.

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.    More »

On March 12-15, 2017 the 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. A preliminary report released by AdvancED during a called Board meeting on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 shows that the team will recommend DeKalb County School District receive a five-year renewal of its accreditation following this intense review. More »

E-SPLOST is essential for the District to effectively meet the teaching and learning needs of our students and teachers, and to improve communication with parents.

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Board of Education October Meeting Notice

DEKALB BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING NOTICE The DeKalb County Board of Education will hold the following meetings on Monday, October 7, 2019: 1:00pm- Executive Session (for the purpose of discussing a student appeal, personnel & legal matters) Board Office Conference Room, Robert R. [...]

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TRUST in the Schoolhouse

Every day, the schools of the DeKalb County School District are bursting with activities that support college and career readiness. We’ll share that news in TRUST in the Schoolhouse. Below are some examples of that work. Got an idea? Please share it here. September [...]

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Fall 2019 PROBE College Fair

High school students get a glimpse into the future For half a day on Friday, September 6, 2019, Georgia State University’s Perimeter College campus in Decatur transformed into a hub for higher education, welcoming colleges and universities from across the country. Western [...]

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State of the District 2019 @ DeKalb Schools Administrative Complex
Oct 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

In partnership with Parent Council United, Superintendent/CEO Dr. R. Stephen Green talks about the DeKalb County School District.

On the Scene with Dr. Green- Region I @ John Robert Lewis Elementary
Nov 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Learn about the DeKalb County School District and get answers to your questions from Superintendent Dr. R. Stephen Green. All meetings begin promptly at 7 p.m.On the Scene flyer 2019-2020

Thanksgiving Break
Nov 25 – Nov 29 all-day

25 Inclement Weather Day 4
26 Inclement Weather Day 5

(15 Instructional Days)

Winter Break
Dec 20 – Dec 31 all-day

(15 Instructional Days)
(90 Total Instructional Days)

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