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    DeKalb County School District

    DeKalb County School District is Georgia’s third largest school system. Under the leadership of Superintendent Dr. R. Stephen Green and the Board of Education, we prepare students for college and careers through a laser focus on rigorous, relevant classroom instruction related to each child’s needs.

    The District serves nearly 102,000 students, 137 schools and centers, and 15,500 employees, including 6,600 teachers. Students and parents speak over 140 languages and represent over 180 nations. With a laser focus, DCSD is a leader in STEM curriculum with 10 certified schools and programs in more than 90 schools. School choice options are available in nearly 50 schools to include theme, magnet, IB, charter, and Montessori options.

    Vision

    The vision of DeKalb County School District is to inspire our community of learners to achieve educational excellence.

    Mission

    Our mission is to ensure student success, leading to higher education, work, and lifelong learning.

    Motto

    Inspire. Achieve. Excel.