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 »

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Hawks and Vision to Learn Provide New Focus

Atlanta Hawks and non-profit provide glasses to Toney Elementary It’s a stunning contrast. One moment, the world appears to be an indecipherable kaleidoscope of colors. Shapes can be made out, but no real details can be seen. The next moment, everything comes [...]

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Clarkston Grad Featured in New York Times

Photo courtesy of New York Times When former DeKalb County School District (DCSD) student Nuam San moved to the United States from Myanmar five years ago, little did she know that she would eventually be featured in a highly regarded, internationally-read newspaper. [...]

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Briarlake Wins at State Jr. Beta Competition

Junior Beta Club students place in six categories One DeKalb County School District (DCSD) is taking its talent on the road – and earning big accolades in the process. Briarlake Elementary School’s Junior Beta Club placed in six separate categories at the [...]

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Winter Break (admin offices closed)
Dec 24 – Dec 26 all-day

Teachers to report on January 3, 2018.

Winter Break (schools closed)
Dec 24 2018 – Jan 3 2019 all-day

Teachers to report on January 3, 2018.

Winter Break (admin offices closed)
Dec 31 2018 – Jan 2 2019 all-day

Teachers to report on January 3, 2018.

Dr. M. L. King, Jr. Day (schools & admin offices closed)
Jan 21 all-day

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