Cognia Review Notes ‘Clear Focus’ on Improved Teaching, Learning, and Accountability

January 20, 2023 (STONE MOUNTAIN, GA)- The DeKalb County School District (DCSD) today releases the latest Cognia™ Monitoring Review Report, which shows that District leadership continues to demonstrate progress toward governing within defined roles and responsibilities. This feedback is the culmination of Cognia’s review held in the District on November [...]

DCSD BOE Selects New Chair and Vice Chair; Welcomes Newest Board Member

During its January 9, 2023, Regular Board Meeting Work Session, DeKalb County Board of Education (DCBOE) members elected Mr. Diijon DaCosta, Sr. (District 6) as its new Board Chair. Mrs. Deirdre P. Pierce (District 3) was unanimously selected as Vice Chair for 2023. “I am humbled by this honor to [...]

Take the DCSD Superintendent Search Community Survey

January 13, 2022 The search for DeKalb’s new superintendent continues. The deadline for receipt of applications by the Search Firm, GSBA, was January 8, 2023. There are a total of 29 applicants from across the United States. Georgia School Boards Association (GSBA) has begun the review and evaluation of applications [...]

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Nine DeKalb County Schools Removed from Georgia Improvement Lists

In 2019, the DeKalb County School District (DCSD) had twenty-five (25) schools identified by the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) as needing Comprehensive Support and Improvement (CSI) or Targeted Support and Improvement (TSI). Nine (9) of the twenty-five (25) schools identified in 2019 have been removed and are no [...]

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Book Tasting Experience & Book Vending Machine

CHECK THIS OUT: Inchy’s Vending Machines and Book-Tasting Experience Are Dispensing Genuine Excitement to DCSD Students Creative Approach to Encourage Reading and Increase Literacy Rates When was the last time you checked a book out of a library? For too many, it’s been far too long. [...]

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DeKalb County Schools Shift to Virtual Learning on December 6

(STONE MOUNTAIN, GA) – The DeKalb County School District (DCSD) has designated Tuesday, December 6, as a virtual learning day for all students. Many schools across the district serve as polling locations, and this transition to virtual learning will ensure fewer disruptions to students and faculty and help facilitate a [...]

E-SPLOST Advisory Committee Meetings

DCSD's E-SPLOST Advisory Committee meets on a monthly basis and provides citizen input, oversight, and review of a voter-approved project list paid for with E-SPLOST revenue. The committee consists of members of the public who share the common goal of maintaining transparency and communication from DCSD to the DeKalb County [...]

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INPUT NEEDED: FY24 Budget Development Input Survey

This survey is designed to collect community feedback in the development of the FY24 budget. The completed budget document will be aligned with DeKalb County School District's Strategic Plan, vision, and goals. The FY24 budget will also be a reflection of the services required for students, employees, and the citizens [...]

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