Making the Grade: Six DCSD HS Ranked Among the Top 100 in Georgia

The DeKalb County School District (DCSD) has once again received recognition for having some of the best high schools in both Georgia and the nation. According to U.S. News and World Reports, six DCSD high schools have achieved rankings in the top 100 in Georgia. These schools are: DeKalb School [...]

‘Banner’ Year! Ten DCSD Schools Honored by State Superintendent for Literacy Achievement

School State Superintendent Richard Woods bestowed a special recognition to ten DeKalb County School District (DCSD) schools for their outstanding performance in literacy, which he presented during a visit to Avondale Elementary School on September 15. The distinguished schools earning the honors were Avondale Elementary, Austin Elementary, Dunaire Elementary, International [...]

Groceries that Give Back is Here

Shop, Save, Support Did you know you can help raise up to $50,000 for your school's athletic and extracurricular programs just by grocery shopping at Lidl? Through Lidl's "Groceries That Give Back" program, DeKalb County School District families can earn points for their school with EVERY DOLLAR spent shopping at [...]


Infusing Hip-Hop to Strengthen Students’ Literacy Skills at Marbut Traditional Theme School As hip-hop celebrates its 50th anniversary, many students enjoy listening to modern hip-hop but lack knowledge about its pioneering history. Andre Mountain, the principal of Marbut Traditional Theme School, is committed to changing that and [...]

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Attendance Awareness Month

The Attendance Awareness Campaign broadcasts the message that every day a student is in school is an opportunity to learn, build relationships and access support. Led by Attendance Works and 10 national partners, the campaign urges schools, localities, and states to promote the value of good attendance and to take [...]

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Rock Chapel ES Parent Letter From Dr. Horton

Translations: Amharic | Arabic | Bengali | Burmese | Dari | French | Hindi | Karen | Nepali | Pashto | Somali | Spanish | Swahili | Tigrinya | Vietnamese September 8, 2023 Dear DeKalb County School District Community, I am deeply saddened [...]

DCSD Presents Hispanic Heritage Fiesta

Celebrating our roots. join us for food and entertainment and wear your traditional clothing that represents your culture! 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Sequoyah Middle School 3456 Aztec Rd #2702 Doraville, GA 30340

Free GED & ESL Classes

Taking It To The Next Level Whether it's a new career or going to college, it all becomes possible when you earn your GED! INVEST IN YOUR FUTURE...EARN YOUR GED! ORIENTATION & INTAKE SESSIONS Monday, September 18th 10:00 AM 5:00 PM AIC Auditorium 1701 Mountain Industrial Blvd.

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Lakeside HS Parent Letter from Dr. Horton

2023-09-05 Dear DeKalb County School District Community, It is with deep sadness and a heavy heart that I write to you today. The loss of three students from our community has left many of us feeling overwhelming grief. We send heartfelt condolences and support to the loved ones of those [...]

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