Interim Superintendent, Dr. Vasanne S. Tinsley

    Dr. Vasanne S. Tinsley serves as interim superintendent of the DeKalb County School District, managing the day-to-day operations of a diverse educational system with more than 94,000 students, 14,500 employees and a budget of $2.6 billion.

    “Keeping Students First” is at the heart of her district leadership, and major decisions are measured by their ability to improve educational outcomes for one of the most diverse student bodies in the United States.   More »

The vision of DeKalb County School District is to inspire our community of learners to achieve educational excellence. Our mission is to ensure student success, leading to higher education, work, and life-long learning. We are making this vision and mission a reality – every day, in every classroom throughout the District. Through community forums, focus groups, listening sessions, and more,  we have engaged our stakeholders, refined our objectives, honed our procedures, and formulated a robust, highly-structured yet agile and adaptive…    More »

On March 20-25, 2022 the DeKalb County School District (DCSD) engaged in a Cognia Accreditation Engagement Review. Cognia, formerly known as AdvancED, is the global leader in preschool through 12th grade accreditation services and is responsible for conducting five-year accreditation renewal visits for member school districts. A preliminary presentation released by Cognia during an Exit Report on Friday March 25, 2022 shows that the team will recommend DeKalb County School District receive a five-year renewal of its accreditation following this intense review. More »

DeKalb County School District’s Master Planning process includes an evaluation of all school and administrative facilities, as well as the infrastructure to support the educational mission of the District. This process includes gathering data about school facilities that will be used to develop priorities for the next Educational Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (E-SPLOST) project list. The Master Plan Process includes several major types of activities. More »

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Southwest DeKalb High Hosts Financial Literacy Workshops

Students Engaged in Connecting Personal Financial Habits with Growing Wealth We all remember Career Day in school. Dress professionally. Fix your hair. Firm handshake. Maintain eye contact. Speak in complete sentences. Don’t let them see you sweat!Southwest DeKalb High School took these tried-and-true fundamentals this [...]

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Board of Education Meeting @ Robert R. Freeman Administrative & Instructional Complex
Feb 13 all-day

Information regarding the DeKalb BOE and monthly meetings can be found at www.dekalbschoolsga.org/board-of-education/ 

All meetings can be viewed on DeKalb Schools TV (DSTV) by going to: www.dekalbschoolsga.org/communications/dstv or Comcast channel 24 (for Comcast subscribers in DeKalb County).

For more info, visit the Board of Education homepage.

February Break (Schools Closed)
Feb 17 all-day

All DeKalb County Schools will be closed.

President’s Day (Schools & Administrative Offices Closed)
Feb 20 all-day

All DeKalb County Schools & Administrative Offices will be closed.

Independent Learner / Professional Development Day
Mar 10 all-day