The information and draft documents presented on the Comprehensive Master Plan will be updated and expanded as we move through the planning process and information is vetted by staff and receives stakeholder feedback.

On February 23rd, 2022, the CMP Team has posted the Comprehensive Master Plan Final Report.
Final CMP Report
All facilities in the District are being assessed by experienced building professionals from the Jacobs Engineering Group in disciplines including architecture, mechanical, plumbing, and electrical.
FCA State of Schools

See Data Matrix tab for final reports by school

The Educational Suitability Assessment is a scorecard that evaluates the program spaces in each facility and how they align with DCSD standards. Categories include: Non-Instructional Spaces, Outside Spaces, Safety and Security, Technology Readiness, Environmental Quality, Controllability of Systems, Classrooms, Special Education, Fine Arts, Food Services, Media Resources, and Athletic and Wellness.
ESA Guide

See Data Matrix tab for final reports by school

Capacity is the number of students a facility can host without adding portable classrooms or taking other measures. The type of school – elementary, middle, or high – and the number of classrooms are used to calculate a school’s capacity.
Capacity Determination Guide (Updated 4/2/2021)

See Data Matrix tab for final reports by school

The Demographic Analysis & Forecast is a comprehensive study by professionals from Cropper GIS of the demographic trends in the District population include age, housing tenure, migration, births, and more. The demographic analysis was then applied to enrollment trends to forecast enrollment for the next ten years.
DCSD Demographic Report
Appendix A – Supplemental Tables
Appendix B – Population Forecasts
Appendix C – Population Pyramids
Appendix D – Enrollment Forecasts (Region 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7)
Appendix E – Live-Attend Analysis & Maps
The Inventory of Special Programs is a comprehensive look at all DeKalb County School District Instructional Programs which potentially allow a student to attend a school which is not their neighborhood school (e.g. Magnet, Montessori, etc.).
Inventory of School Choice & Special Programs

Data Table

Below are the available (draft) results of the Facility Condition Assessment (FCA), Educational Suitability Assessment (ESA), the Capacity Determination Guide, and the Demographic Study & Forecast for each DCSD-operated school. Click on a value in the table to open the associated report.

All updated reports have been posted to the Data Matrix below. The differences in the revised documents are the result of an in-depth review of the scoring, data analysis, and the reports posted back in March of this year.

Updated values and documents will be added as they become available. See “Revisions” below for a log of changes made to the table and reports.


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10/14/2021 4:30 PM – Revised Inventory of School Choice Programs was posted. Link to report is available on Overview section of the Data Assessment tab.

10/13/2021 4:00 PM – Updated ESA Guide has been re-posted. Link to document is available on Overview section of the Data Assessment tab.

09/27/2021 4:30 PM – All reports including FCAs and ESAs have been reviewed, revised, and reposted to the Assessment data tab.

09/20/2021 9:15 AM – Added forecast documents for schools that were previously listed as “Pending”. Schools that have an “N/A’ value do not have enrollment and therefore will not have a forecast.

04/02/2021 10:35 AM – Corrected data lookup error: Capacity numbers on the table and in pdf reports were corrected for all schools to match the Draft Capacity Determination Guide.

04/03/2021 11:40 AM – Published Draft Educational Suitability Assessment (ESA) reports.

04/04/2021 11:20 PM – Re-published all draft ESA reports: the draft ESA reports published on 04/03/2021 were earlier drafts that did not reflect the most recent updates. The re-published draft ESA reports include some minor corrections to school information and details on the weights given to each assessment question which are used to calculate the final score.

04/09/2021 11:18 AM – Corrected data lookup error: ESA numbers on the table were corrected for all schools to match the associated reports. The scores are displayed rounded to one decimal place.

04/30/2021 3:35 PM – Posted available FCA scores and reports. Posted new ESA scores and reports updated with feedback from community and staff.