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.    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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DCSD Joins NAACP-Led CARES Act Lawsuit

DeKalb County School District Joins NAACP-Led CARES Act Lawsuit Suit Challenges Rule That Diverts COVID-19 Relief Funds from Public Schools to Private Schools STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. — The DeKalb County School District (DCSD) today announced it is joining a lawsuit filed by the NAACP challenging [...]

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Back to School Information & Updates

The following documents are required to complete the application process: An official document showing proof of birth date (birth certificate, certified birth record, official transcript). Must be age 5 by September 1st to start kindergarten. Current proof of residency (mortgage, lease, or utility bill showing [...]

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Student Registration

The following documents are required to complete the application process: An official document showing proof of birth date (birth certificate, certified birth record, official transcript). Must be age 5 by September 1st to start kindergarten. Current proof of residency (mortgage, lease, or utility bill showing [...]

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