Superintendent, Mrs. Ramona Tyson

Interim Superintendent Mrs. Ramona TysonDeKalb County School District is Georgia’s third largest school system. The District serves nearly 98,957 students, 139 schools and centers, and 16,242 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.    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 »

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

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Class of 2020 Graduation Ceremonies

On April 14, 2020, the District published the End of Year Guide for Students and Families that disclosed the two graduation ceremony options being considered in light of the executive order to shelter in place.  At that time, the options included hosting graduation ceremonies during the [...]

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Congratulations 2020 Valedictorians & Salutatorians

Congratulations to DeKalb County School District's Valedictorians and Salutatorians! We are very proud of each of you for your commitment to academic excellence! As you prepare to pursue your dreams and goals beyond high school, remember the words of Dr. Martin Luther King [...]

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