Interim Superintendent, Mrs. Ramona Tyson

Interim Superintendent Mrs. Ramona TysonDeKalb County School District is Georgia’s third largest school system. The District serves nearly 98,957 students, 139 schools and centers, and 16,242 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.

  • Timothy Simmons

Chorus Teacher Instills Love of Music

Tucker Middle chorus students learn from Mr. Simmons Performing at Carnegie Hall was a once in a lifetime experience for Tucker Middle School chorus teacher Timothy Simmons. Last school year, the Tucker Middle School chorus performed at the prestigious Carnegie Hall, a [...]

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“Backpack Buddies” Provides Healthy Food

Kingsley Elementary School partnership provides free food to students Every Friday this school year, 65 Kingsley Elementary School students go home for the weekend with backpacks filled with healthy food options. The students are part of Congregation Beth Shalom’s “Backpack Buddies” program. [...]

  • MLK Day 2020

MLK Jr. Day – Schools Closed Monday

All DeKalb County School District (DCSD) schools and administrative offices will be closed on Monday, January 20, 2020 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Schools and offices will reopen on Tuesday, January 21, 2020. [...]

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Jan 20 all-day

(19 Instructional Days)

February Break
Feb 14 all-day

14 Inclement Weather Day 1

(18 Instructional Days)

President’s Day
Feb 17 all-day

(18 Instructional Days)

Spring Break 2020
Apr 6 – Apr 10 all-day

6 Inclement Weather Day 3
7 Inclement Weather Day 4
8 Inclement Weather Day 5

(17 Instructional Days)