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DeKalb County Schools Maintains Full Accredited Status by Cognia

Cognia Report Notes ‘Clear Focus’ on Improving Teaching, Learning, and Accountability January 19, 2023 (STONE MOUNTAIN, GA)- The DeKalb County School District (DCSD) today releases the latest Cognia™ Monitoring Review Report, which shows that the District continues to maintain its Full Accredited Status. This determination was the culmination of Cognia’s [...]

Two Schools Receive Cash Donations from New Burlington Store

Dunaire & Indian Creek Elementary Are Latest Examples of Company’s Education Commitment December 13, 2022 STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. – Burlington Stores, the national off-price retailer, through its partnership with the national non-profit organization, AdoptAClassroom.org, has donated a total of $5,000 towards school supplies to Dunaire Elementary School and Indian Creek [...]

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Nine DeKalb County Schools Removed from Georgia Improvement Lists

In 2019, the DeKalb County School District (DCSD) had twenty-five (25) schools identified by the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) as needing Comprehensive Support and Improvement (CSI) or Targeted Support and Improvement (TSI). Nine (9) of the twenty-five (25) schools identified in 2019 have been removed and are no [...]

Druid Hills High School’s Athletic Director Receives Prestigious Honor

Hardly a "Hidden Hero", Henrietta George Receives Statewide Recognition Henrietta George has long been a shining light at Druid Hills High School (DHHS). For more than 18 years, she has worked tirelessly—and successfully—to build competitive athletic programs at the school. Through it all, she’s remained a positive role [...]

DeKalb County Schools Shift to Virtual Learning on December 6

(STONE MOUNTAIN, GA) – The DeKalb County School District (DCSD) has designated Tuesday, December 6, as a virtual learning day for all students. Many schools across the district serve as polling locations, and this transition to virtual learning will ensure fewer disruptions to students and faculty and help facilitate a [...]

The Write Stuff: 7th Grader Connects the Dots in “Faith’s Freckles”

Published Book Celebrating Self-Esteem - Now Available on Amazon.com Not many 12-year-olds can boast about being a published book co-writer. But that’s precisely what Baylei Hinds-Perry is. Baylei is the co-author of “Faith’s Freckles,” a story about a freckle-faced girl who learns the importance of self-love with the [...]

DCSD Hosts Hiring Events

READY TO WORK? DCSD Hosts Hiring Events Targeting Skilled and Essential Staff Walk-In Wednesdays and Talent Screening Thursdays Take the Hassle Out of Getting to Work (STONE MOUNTAIN, GA) – Getting hired by the DeKalb County School District (DCSD) has never been easier! Potential employees meet one-on-one [...]

McNair High School Home to District’s 2nd S.A.F.E. Center

IT’S OFFICIAL: McNair High School Home to District’s 2nd S.A.F.E. Center Providing Broad Wraparound Services to Families Community Partners Committed to Sustaining Support Dr. Ronald E. McNair High School is now officially home to DeKalb County School District’s (DCSD) second Student And Family Engagement (S.A.F.E.) Center. [...]

Gifted Student Performer with Visual Impairment

Hitting All the Right Notes Ray Charles. Stevie Wonder. Andrea Bocelli. José Feliciano. Nobuyuki Tsujii. Ronnie Milsap. Depending on your preferred genre of music, these are just a few of the titans in the entertainment industry who have excelled at performing despite being visually impaired. While we don’t want [...]

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