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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Teacher Earns $7,500 Atlanta Families Award

DeKalb School of the Arts teacher is Atlanta Families’ Award for Excellence in Education winner One DeKalb County School District (DCSD) educator has reaped the rewards of a career dedicated to service, community, and improving the lives of students. DeKalb School of [...]

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2019 Valedictorians & Salutatorians

DCSD recognizes top academically performing students Each year, high schools throughout the country choose at least two seniors that exemplify dedication, determination, discipline, and excellence. These students, through rigorous study and precise performance, rise to the top of their graduating class over [...]

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Teacher Gets Surprise from SeaWorld

A family vacation leads to lessons beyond the classroom Sharon Thomas, a third-grade teacher at Panola Way Elementary in Lithonia, is used to being the one to teach her students new and exciting things. But during a family trip to SeaWorld in [...]

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