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    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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Seven Schools Welcome New Principals for 2022-23 School Year

DeKalb County School District (DCSD) Interim Superintendent Dr. Vasanne Tinsley today announced the addition of seven new principals in DeKalb County elementary, middle and high schools. “We are proud to welcome seven new leaders into the vitally important position of school CEO,” said Dr. [...]

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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, [...]

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Aug
10
Wed
Board of Education Meeting @ Robert R. Freeman Administrative & Instructional Complex
Aug 10 all-day

All Business Meetings begin at 1:00pm (unless noticed for some other time), and will be held in the J. David Williamson Board Room in the Robert R. Freeman Administrative Complex, 1701 Mountain Industrial Boulevard, Stone Mountain, Georgia.

All Work Sessions begin at 1:00pm (unless noticed for some other time), and will be held in the J. David Williamson Board Room, in the Robert R. Freeman Administrative Complex, 1701 Mountain Industrial Boulevard, Stone Mountain, Georgia.

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.

Sep
5
Mon
Labor Day (Schools & Administrative Offices Closed)
Sep 5 all-day

All DeKalb County Schools & Administrative buildings will be closed.

Sep
12
Mon
Board of Education Meeting @ Robert R. Freeman Administrative & Instructional Complex
Sep 12 all-day

All Business Meetings begin at 1:00pm (unless noticed for some other time), and will be held in the J. David Williamson Board Room in the Robert R. Freeman Administrative Complex, 1701 Mountain Industrial Boulevard, Stone Mountain, Georgia.

All Work Sessions begin at 1:00pm (unless noticed for some other time), and will be held in the J. David Williamson Board Room, in the Robert R. Freeman Administrative Complex, 1701 Mountain Industrial Boulevard, Stone Mountain, Georgia.

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.

Oct
7
Fri
Fall Break (Schools Closed)
Oct 7 – Oct 11 all-day

All DeKalb County Schools will be closed. Administrative buildings will still be open.

Oct
10
Mon
Columbus/Indigenous Peoples Day (Schools Closed)
Oct 10 all-day

All DeKalb County Schools will be closed.