Student Registration

The following documents are required to complete the application process: An official document showing proof of birth date (birth certificate, certified birth record, official transcript). Must be age 5 by September 1st to start kindergarten. Current proof of residency (mortgage, lease, or utility bill showing name of parent/guardian and current [...]

DCSD Hosting Virtual Town Hall

Who: DeKalb County School District Community What: Virtual town hall on District athletics and the impact of COVID-19. Dialogue and discussion for the DeKalb community on plans to protect student athletes and staff as well as prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. Participants include: Mrs. Cheryl Watson-Harris, Superintendent Dr. [...]

DCSD Back to School Virtual Event (August 10 – 14)

DeKalb County School District Back to School 2020 Virtual Event- Aug. 10 - Aug. 14 Mask Monday – Rock Your Mask day. Show your pride by wearing school colors and rocking your favorite mask. Whether it’s a graphic or decorating, we want you to take a selfie and rock your [...]

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DeKalb County Board of Education Approves 2020-21 Budget

Press Release STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. – Today, the DeKalb County Board of Education approved the budget for the 2020-21 fiscal year. The approved budget includes five calendar reduction days for district employees. However, the district will also offer a four-day paid Professional Development Institute for teachers, leaders and support personnel. [...]

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DCSD Re-Opening Plan: Delayed Start, Open with Distance/Remote Learning Model

News Release STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. – DeKalb County School District Superintendent Cheryl Watson-Harris presented the District’s re-opening plan during yesterday’s Board of Education meeting. The current plan recommends that the school board delay the start of the 2020-2021 school year to Aug. 17, 2020, and open schools with distance/remote [...]

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School Re-opening Stakeholder Input Survey Results

July 13, 2020 - Greetings DeKalb County School District students, staff, and community stakeholders, The DeKalb County School District (DCSD) sought stakeholder input on their preferences and perspectives for learning models and hybrid options for the reopening of schools. This feedback includes the stakeholders' level of comfort with social distancing [...]

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Cheryl Watson-Harris Sworn in as Superintendent of DeKalb County Schools

Watson-Harris promises to work hard on behalf of students, families Cheryl Watson-Harris was sworn in yesterday as the superintendent of DeKalb County Schools at the Robert R. Freeman Administrative Complex. The Honorable Judge Gregory A. Adams of the DeKalb County Superior Court supervised the ceremony. Also present were [...]

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DeKalb Schools TV wins two Telly Awards

DeKalb Schools TV wins two coveted Telly Awards for its programming DeKalb Schools TV, a component of the Communications Department, was recently awarded two coveted Telly Awards, the world's largest honor for video and television content across all screens, for its programming Portia Kirkland and John “Q” Kegler received [...]

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