Superintendent, Mrs. Cheryl Watson-Harris

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 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. More »

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Mask Wearing Protocols

DeKalb County School District (DCSD) is committed to providing safe learning environments for students and staff. DCSD is excited to bring students back to our buildings so that we can continue our mission to provide equitable educational services to meet students’ needs. [...]

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Ed-Flex Waiver for the FY22 School Year

Title IV-A will be applying for the Ed-Flex Waiver for the FY22 school year.  This waiver will allow the school district to expend funds in three areas to meet the needs of the district and requested needs of identified private schools.  The areas include (WR-Well-Rounded, SH-Safe and Healthy, ET-Effective [...]

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Six DCSD Schools Named Recipients of State Grant

The Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) has announced that six DeKalb County School District schools have been selected as recipients of the Graduates Ready to Attain Success in Postsecondary (GRASP) Grant. Four schools are receiving the GRASP Cohort 2 Sustainability Grant worth $56,250—Clarkston High School, [...]

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