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DCSD Monitoring Hurricane Ian

The DeKalb County School District (DCSD) is closely monitoring the pattern of Hurricane Ian. The Inclement Weather Team will continue to monitor current weather models to determine if schedules will need to be modified. Should changes be necessary, DSCD will notify families and staff promptly with important information via School [...]

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Title I & Title IV-A Apply for Ed-Flex Waiver for FY23

Title I and Title IV-A will apply for the Ed-Flex Waiver for the FY23 school year to carry over unspent funds from FY22. This waiver will allow the school district to expend funds in areas to meet the needs of the district and the requested needs of identified private schools.Areas [...]

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16 DCSD Seniors Advance to the Semifinals in the Prestigious National Merit Scholarship Competition

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced today that 16 outstanding DCSD high school students are among 16,000 nationwide semifinalists for this year’s prestigious National Merit Scholarship Program. The DCDS seniors and their schools are: Neathan Aresh, Colette Bradford, Isaac Campbell, Nicholas Harrison, Gabriel Lerner-Sperow, Lucy Osborne, Tobias Russell, Nathan Scherrer, [...]

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School Choice Eligibility MAP Assessment Testing

DeKalb County School District welcomes families residing in DeKalb County with students currently enrolled in private or homeschools and are interested in applying for one of our High Achievers Magnet Programs. A qualifying score on the MAP Assessment is required for eligibility for the High Achievers Magnet lottery. [...]

National Hispanic Heritage Month Fiesta

DeKalb County School District presents the National Hispanic Heritage Month Fiesta in collaboration with the Latin American Association. Join us on October 8th from: 2:00PM to 5:00PM for food, entertainment, and fun activities for the whole family. The event will be held at Sequoyah Middle School (3456 Aztec Rd, [...]

  • Fall 2022 PAC elections now open

Fall 2022 Principal Advisory Council (PAC) Elections

Voting for Fall 2022 Principal Advisory Council Elections is now open from September 20, 2022 (8:00am EST) through September 27, 2022 (5:00pm EST). Principal Advisory Councils are coalitions of parents, guardians, and teachers that serve their school communities. Councils act as a link between the school [...]

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September is Attendance Awareness Month!

Regular attendance is vital for student success. When students attend regularly, starting as early as preschool and kindergarten, they have an opportunity to achieve academically and thrive. Research shows that when students are chronically absent, (missing 10% or more of the school year or 18 days over an entire year), they [...]

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DCSD High Schools Ranked Best in Georgia

DEKALB COUNTY SCHOOLS EARN NATIONAL AND STATE ACCOLADES Once again, DeKalb County School District (DCSD) is recognized as having many of the best schools in the state and the nation, according to US News & World Report’s latest rankings. “Congratulations to the students, teachers, and staff at these schools! [...]

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