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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. The District previously delayed start [...]

COVID-19 Cases in DeKalb County

September 16, 2020 The COVID-19 Re-Opening Task Force checks the GDPH's website daily after 3:00 p.m. to monitor the current trend data for DeKalb County and Georgia. The District does not calculate the data or make assumptions about the data being reported by GDPH. If you would like [...]

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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. The District previously delayed start [...]

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DCSD, NAACP Win Major Victory in CARES Act Lawsuit

Judge Ruled DeVos and the U.S. Department of Education Violated Language of the CARES Act STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. – The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled in favor of the plaintiffs in NAACP v. DeVos, striking down a rule that imposed unlawful conditions on federal emergency aid [...]

Food Safety Tips for Curbside Pick-up Meal Distribution

As DeKalb County School District students continue its virtual learning experience, School Nutrition Services continue to provide meals. The District has different meal delivery models to ensure access for all students. While 30 schools have been designated as production sites, meals are offered at 123 sites and transported to 167 [...]

10 Secrets for Success with Virtual Learning

Dress for Success Get ready for the day like you are going to school in person. Create a Classroom Space Set up a dedicated learning environment that is quiet and free of distractions. Be Prepared Sign in to class with a charged device and bring a notebook, pencil or any [...]

DCSD Issues an Apology for Food Quality

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. – DeKalb County School Nutrition Services strives to deliver high quality wholesome meals to our students on a consistent basis. Unfortunately, School Nutrition Services failed to deliver the quality we expect last week. The District apologizes to our students and families. “We would like to thank the [...]

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Here’s How You Can Help

The new school year for the DeKalb County School District (DCSD) is off to a great start. While we have experienced some challenges, thanks to our fantastic staff, parents, students, and community partners who pushed Onward and Upward! Working in our new virtual reality is a different experience for all [...]

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DCSD Joins NAACP-Led CARES Act Lawsuit

DeKalb County School District Joins NAACP-Led CARES Act Lawsuit Suit Challenges Rule That Diverts COVID-19 Relief Funds from Public Schools to Private Schools STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. — The DeKalb County School District (DCSD) today announced it is joining a lawsuit filed by the NAACP challenging a rule issued by Secretary [...]

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