The 2018-2019 school year is right around the corner for Dekalb students.
DeKalb County Schools begin on Aug. 6.
DeKalb County School Calendar:
- First day of school: Aug. 6
- Fall Break: Oct. 4-5
- Thanksgiving Break: Nov. 19-23
- Winter Break: Dec. 24-Jan. 4
- Spring Break: April 1-5
- Last day of school: May 23
Enrollment Information: DeKalb County student enrollment
Bus Routes: DeKalb County Schools bus stop information
Number of schools:
The district has almost 102,00 students, 8,900 employees and 6,000 teachers.
- 76 elementary schools
- 19 middle schools
- 22 high schools
- 9 charter schools
- 14 other education programs
- White: 11 percent
- Black: 63.9 percent
- Hispanic: 16.7 percent
- Asian: 6.4 percent
- Other: 2 percent
Information about DeKalb County school menus, costs and special dietary needs can be found on the district’s school nutrition page.
DeKalb County School Leadership:
DeKalb County has a seven-member board of education, with R. Stephen Green serving as superintendent. If interested in attending a board meeting, information can be found on the board’s meeting schedule.
- School tax millage rate (2019): 23.18 mills
- Budget (2018): $1 billion
You can find information about your school, such as test scores, graduation rates and school climate rating at the Ultimate Atlanta School Guide.
In other back-to-school news: