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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Arabia Mountain Teacher’s Intervention Tool to Assist Students

Arabia Mountain High School teacher uses effective intervention tool to assist students. By Carla Parker During this new way of learning in the virtual space, many teachers are creatively developing instructional methods to make sure their students are still receiving the [...]

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DCSD Announces Re-opening Plan

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. – DeKalb County School District Superintendent Cheryl Watson-Harris and her team presented the District’s updated re-opening plan during the Sept. 14 Board of Education meeting. Decisions have been carefully considered given the magnitude of COVID-19 and school closures since March 16, 2020. [...]

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