April 22, 2024

Parent Tech Cafe
To help parents and guardians prepare for the next school year, the Division of Information and Instructional Technology is hosting a Parent Tech Cafe on April 23 from 6 to 7 p.m. For more information…..–> Read More

April 15, 2024

Redan High S.A.F.E. Center
We are excited to celebrate a new Student And Family Engagement (S.A.F.E.) Center in the district. Thank you to everyone who worked to establish the Redan High School S.A.F.E. Center. This is the fifth S.A.F.E. Center the district has established, following Cross Keys High School, Dr. Ronald E. McNair High School, Stone Mountain High School, and Dr. Martin Luther King. Jr. High School……–> Read More

April 9, 2024

Solar Eclipse Watch

We hope everyone had a memorable solar eclipse viewing experience on April 6. Thank you to everyone who came to the Fernbank Science Center to witness the celestial event!…..–> Read More

March 29, 2024

Spring Break

We hope everyone has a safe, fun, and relaxing Spring Break! We look forward to your return on Tuesday, April 9…..–> Read More

March 25, 2024

April 8 is Independent Learning Day

In observance of the Great American Eclipse, the DeKalb County School District (DCSD) will have an independent learning day for students and school-based employees on Monday, April 8, 2024. (Note: All 12-month district-level employees will report to their regularly assigned work locations.) The independent learning day activities will provide safe viewing and instructional opportunities to experience the partial solar eclipse….–> Read More

March 18, 2024

Thank you to everyone who attended or watched my State of the District address last week. It was an honor to shine a light on the great things that we have accomplished so far and outline the future goals we want to achieve to keep DCSD on the track to greatness. ……–> Read More

March 11, 2024


The DeKalb County School District (DCSD) celebrates School Board Appreciation Week in Georgia on March 11-15 to honor the Board members who generously contribute their time, energy, and talents to lead and support our schools and community.

These seven leaders are educators, business professionals, parents, and community advocates who are deeply invested in ensuring that each of our 92,000 students receives exceptional educational opportunities and that our 138 schools and centers are safe and welcoming places for everyone……–> Read More

March 04, 2024

Eighteen DeKalb County School District (DCSD) high schools were named 2024 Advanced Placement (AP) Honor Schools. State School Superintendent Richard Woods announced these distinctions on February 27. To read more,…..–> Read More

February 20, 2024

We are inviting you to the ACT/SAT School Day Community Input Meetings. Discuss the possibility of all DCSD juniors taking the ACT or SAT free of charge. Check out the flyer and find your regional meeting date. Don’t miss out on letting your voice be heard…..–> Read More

January 29, 2024

There are two school districts in DeKalb County: the City Schools of Decatur and the DeKalb County School District (DCSD). DCSD offers healthy and nutritious meals to all students every school day. It is the longstanding practice across its schools that standard breakfast, lunch, and snack options are accessible to every student without any substitution or alternative menu options, regardless of their ability to pay or balance on their charge account….–> Read More

January 22, 2024

Parents and guardians are encouraged to download the free Edulog Parent Portal App. The app allows parents and guardians to follow their child’s bus on a real-time map and stay up-to-date with notifications when that bus nears the bus stop, the school, or a custom alert zone…–> Read More

January 16, 2024

Greetings, I hope everyone is staying safe, warm, and dry during this severe winter weather. After consultation with our weather partners and operations personnel throughout the day, the DeKalb County School District has determined that it is ready to reopen all schools for their regular hours of operation on Wednesday, January 17. –> Read More

December 15, 2023

A Holiday Message from Superintendent Dr. Devon Q. Horton… –> Read More

December 11, 2023

ThoughtExchange Survey Question: What are your thoughts on how the DeKalb County School District is doing to ensure that it has the necessary funding for its instructional core and operational priorities?… –> Read More

December 4, 2023

ThoughtExchange Survey Question: What are your thoughts on how the DeKalb County School District is doing to ensure that it has the necessary funding for its instructional core and operational priorities? What can DCSD do to improve sound fiscal stewardship?… –> Read More

November 27, 2023

Tarin Glenn, a rockstar crossing guard at Indian Creek Elementary School, has been named the Metro Atlanta Crossing Guard of the Year by the Georgia Department of Transportation’s Safe Routes to School program… –> Read More