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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Superintendent Search Community Forums

Community engagement phase starts in November The DeKalb County Board of Education is asking the community for its input as it begins the search for the district’s next superintendent. The board kicked off the search process on October 7, 2019, by [...]

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2019 CCRPI Scores Show Gains

DeKalb score increases to 75.4 on state's college readiness index STONE MOUNTAIN, GA. - The DeKalb County School District’s (DCSD) schools at the elementary, middle, and high school level demonstrated significant progress in how schools are performing as measured by Georgia’s accountability system, [...]

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Teacher’s Workday – Schools Closed November 5

All DeKalb County School District (DCSD) schools will be closed on Tuesday, November 5, 2019, for a teacher's workday. Schools will reopen on Wednesday, November 6, 2019. Administrative offices will remain open.

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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)

Winter Break
Jan 1 – Jan 3 all-day

(19 Instructional Days)