DeKalb County School District

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The DeKalb Board of Education established the first Monday in each month for its Business Meeting, with the exception of April, September, December and January. 2015. The DeKalb Board of Education will also hold a Work Session on the same day as the business meeting, and at such other times as needed.

All meetings are held at the Robert R. Freeman Administrative & Instructional Complex., 1701 Mountain Industrial Boulevard, Stone Mountain, Georgia.
Business Meetings begin at 7:00pm, and are held in the J. David Williamson Board Room.
Work Sessions begin at 2:00pm (unless noticed for some other time), and are held in the Cabinet Room.


Board Members & Districts

johnsonDr. Melvin Johnson
District 6 (Chair)

mcmahanMr. James L. McMahan
District 4 (Vice Chair)

colemanMr. John W. Coleman
District 1

orsonMr. Marshall D. Orson
District 2

erwinDr. Michael A. Erwin
District 3

campbellMr. David Campbell
District 5

morleyDr. Joyce A. Morley
District 7

carterMs. Karen W. Carter
District 8

mayfieldMr. Thaddeus Mayfield
District 9

email link icon Dr. Melvin Johnson [ melvin_johnson@fc.dekalb.k12.ga.us ] | Chair | District #6


Updated bio coming soon...


Elementary Schools  »

SchoolShared DistrictSuper District
Hambrick ES District 4 (McMahan) District 8 (Carter)
Eldridge Miller ES District 8 (Carter)
Pine Ridge ES District 8 (Carter)
Princeton ES District 8 (Carter)
Redan ES District 7 (Morley) District 8 (Carter)
Rock Chapel ES District 8 (Carter)
Rockbridge ES District 8 (Carter)
Shadow Rock ES District 7 (Morley) District 8 (Carter)
Stone Mill ES District 4 (McMahan) District 8 (Carter)
Stone Mountain ES District 4 (McMahan) District 8 (Carter)
Wynbrooke Theme ES District 7 (Morley) District 8 (Carter)
 

Middle Schools  »

SchoolShared DistrictSuper District
Freedom MS District 3 (Erwin)
District 4 (McMahan)
District 7 (Morley)
District 8 (Carter)
Stephenson MS District 7 (Morley) District 8 (Carter)
 

High Schools  »

SchoolShared DistrictSuper District
Stephenson HS District 7 (Morley) District 8 (Carter)
Stone Mountain HS District 4 (McMahan) District 8 (Carter)
 

Other Facilities  »

SchoolSuper District
Champion Theme District 8 (Carter)
DeKalb Alternative District 8 (Carter)
DeKalb Night High School District 8 (Carter)
DeKalb Truancy District 8 (Carter)
East Campus (Support Services) District 8 (Carter)
Hallford Stadium District 8 (Carter)
Shadow Rock Center District 8 (Carter)
 

email link icon Mr. James McMahan [ jim_mcmahan@fc.dekalb.k12.ga.us ] | Vice Chair | District #4


Updated bio coming soon...


Elementary Schools  »

SchoolShared DistrictSuper District
Briarlake ES District 2 (Orson) District 8 (Carter)
Brockett ES District 8 (Carter)
Dresden ES District 1 (Coleman)
District 2 (Orson)
District 9 (Mayfield)
Evansdale ES District 8 (Carter)
Idlewood ES District 7 (Morley) District 8 (Carter)
Jolly ES District 6 (Johnson)
District 7 (Morley)
District 8 (Carter)
Livsey ES District 8 (Carter)
Midvale ES District 8 (Carter)
Oak Grove ES District 9 (Mayfield)
Oakcliff Theme ES District 8 (Carter)
Pleasantdale ES District 8 (Carter)
Smoke Rise ES District 8 (Carter)
 

Middle Schools  »

SchoolShared DistrictSuper District
Stone Mountain MS District 6 (Johnson) District 8 (Carter)
Tucker MS District 7 (Morley) District 8 (Carter)
 

High Schools  »

SchoolShared DistrictSuper District
Lakeside HS District 1 (Coleman)
District 2 (Orson)
District 8 (Carter)
Tucker HS District 7 (Morley) District 8 (Carter)
 

Other Facilities  »

SchoolSuper District
Elizabeth Andrews HS District 8 (Carter)
William Bradley Bryant Center District 8 (Carter)
DeKalb Early College Academy District 8 (Carter)
DeKalb On-line Academy District 8 (Carter)
Heritage Center District 8 (Carter)
Mountain Industrial AIC District 8 (Carter)
 

email link icon Mr. John Coleman [ john_w_coleman@fc.dekalb.k12.ga.us ] | District #1


Mr. Coleman is a strategic planning manager at Invesco. Previously, he was a manager at McKinsey & Company. Coleman also serves on various non-profit boards and has a master's in Business Administration from Harvard, a master's in Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School, and currently resides in Brookhaven, GA.


Elementary Schools  »

SchoolShared DistrictSuper District
Austin ES District 8 (Carter)
Chesnut ES District 8 (Carter)
Dunwoody ES District 8 (Carter)
Hawthorne ES District 4 (McMahan) District 8 (Carter)
Henderson Mill ES District 4 (McMahan) District 8 (Carter)
Hightower ES District 8 (Carter)
Huntley Hills ES District 8 (Carter)
Kingsley ES District 8 (Carter)
Montgomery ES District 8 (Carter)
Cary Reynolds ES District 4 (McMahan) District 8 (Carter)
Vanderlyn ES District 8 (Carter)
 

Middle Schools  »

SchoolShared DistrictSuper District
Chamblee MS District 2 (Orson) District 8 (Carter)
Henderson MS District 2 (Orson)
District 4 (McMahan)
District 8 (Carter)
Peachtree MS District 8 (Carter)
Sequoyah MS District 2 (Orson)
District 4 (McMahan)
District 8 (Carter)
 

High Schools  »

SchoolShared DistrictSuper District
Chamblee HS District 2 (Orson) District 8 (Carter)
Dunwoody HS District 8 (Carter)
 

Other Facilities  »

SchoolSuper District
Kittredge Magnet ES at Nancy Creek District 8 (Carter)
North DeKalb Stadium District 8 (Carter)
Warren Technical School District 8 (Carter)
 

email link icon Mr. Marshall Orson [ marshall_orson@fc.dekalb.k12.ga.us ] | District #2


Updated bio coming soon...


Elementary Schools  »

SchoolShared DistrictSuper District
Ashford Park ES District 1 (Coleman) District 8 (Carter)
Briar Vista ES District 9 (Mayfield)
Coralwood ES District 9 (Mayfield)
Fernbank ES District 9 (Mayfield)
Laurel Ridge ES District 4 (McMahan) District 9 (Mayfield)
McLendon ES District 3 (Erwin)
District 7 (Morley)
District 9 (Mayfield)
Medlock ES District 3 (Erwin) District 9 (Mayfield)
Montclair ES District 4 (McMahan) District 9 (Mayfield)
Sagamore Hills ES District 4 (McMahan) District 9 (Mayfield)
Woodward ES District 9 (Mayfield)
 

Middle Schools  »

SchoolShared DistrictSuper District
Shamrock MS District 3 (Erwin)
District 4 (McMahan)
District 7 (Morley)
District 9 (Mayfield)
 

High Schools  »

SchoolShared DistrictSuper District
Cross Keys HS District 1 (Coleman)
District 4 (McMahan)
District 9 (Mayfield)
Druid Hills HS District 3 (Erwin)
District 4 (McMahan)
District 9 (Mayfield)
 

Other Facilities  »

SchoolSuper District
Adams Stadium District 9 (Mayfield)
Coralwood District 9 (Mayfield)
Fernbank Science Center District 9 (Mayfield)
Margaret Harris District 9 (Mayfield)
International Student Center District 9 (Mayfield)
Old Briarcliff HS District 9 (Mayfield)
Warren Technical School District 9 (Mayfield)
 

email link icon Mr. Michael A. Erwin [ michael_erwin@fc.dekalb.k12.ga.us ] | District #3


Dr. Erwin is a U.S. Navy veteran and has been a graduate research assistant at Duke University Medical Center and the University of South Carolina. He has worked for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Marine Fisheries Services and is a past chair of NOAA fisheries committees researching the biological status of fish species inhabiting the northeast Atlantic Ocean. In 2008, he earned a Ph.D. in Biological Science from the University of South Carolina. He has been a member of the faculty at Georgia Gwinnett College since 2009 and teaches undergraduate students in biological science. He graduated from North Carolina Central University with a bachelor's in Biology and a master's in Biological Science. Erwin resides in Decatur.


Elementary Schools  »

SchoolShared DistrictSuper District
Avondale ES District 7 (Morley) District 9 (Mayfield)
Cedar Grove ES District 9 (Mayfield)
Clifton ES District 9 (Mayfield)
Columbia ES District 5 (Campbell)
District 7 (Morley)
District 9 (Mayfield)
Flat Shoals ES District 9 (Mayfield)
Kelley Lake ES District 9 (Mayfield)
Knollwood ES District 9 (Mayfield)
McNair Disc. Lrng Acad District 9 (Mayfield)
Meadowview ES District 9 (Mayfield)
Midway ES District 7 (Morley) District 9 (Mayfield)
Oak View ES District 5 (Campbell) District 9 (Mayfield)
Robert Shaw Theme ES District 2 (Orson)
District 4 (McMahan)
District 6 (Johnson)
District 7 (Morley)
District 9 (Mayfield)
Sky Haven ES District 9 (Mayfield)
 

Middle Schools  »

SchoolShared DistrictSuper District
Cedar Grove MS District 5 (Campbell) District 9 (Mayfield)
Ronald McNair MS District 9 (Mayfield)
 

High Schools  »

SchoolShared DistrictSuper District
Cedar Grove HS District 9 (Mayfield)
DeKalb HS of Tech-South District 9 (Mayfield)
DeKalb School of the Arts District 9 (Mayfield)
Ronald McNair Sr. HS District 9 (Mayfield)
 

Other Facilities  »

SchoolSuper District
Avondale Stadium District 9 (Mayfield)
Coralwood District 9 (Mayfield)
DESA District 9 (Mayfield)
DHST-South District 9 (Mayfield)
DeKalb School of Arts District 9 (Mayfield)
Panthersville Stadium District 9 (Mayfield)
 

email link icon Mr. David Campbell [ david_campbell@fc.dekalb.k12.ga.us ] | District #5


Updated bio coming soon...


Elementary Schools  »

SchoolShared DistrictSuper District
Browns Mill ES District 9 (Mayfield)
Canby Lane ES District 9 (Mayfield)
Murphey Candler ES District 9 (Mayfield)
Chapel Hill ES District 9 (Mayfield)
Edward L. Bouie Theme ES District 9 (Mayfield)
Fairington ES District 9 (Mayfield)
Flat Rock ES District 9 (Mayfield)
Narvie Harris ES District 9 (Mayfield)
Marbut Theme ES District 9 (Mayfield)
Bob Mathis ES District 9 (Mayfield)
Rainbow ES District 9 (Mayfield)
Stoneview ES District 9 (Mayfield)
 

Middle Schools  »

SchoolShared DistrictSuper District
Chapel Hill MS District 9 (Mayfield)
Columbia MS District 9 (Mayfield)
Lithonia MS District 9 (Mayfield)
Miller Grove MS District 9 (Mayfield)
Salem MS District 9 (Mayfield)
 

High Schools  »

SchoolShared DistrictSuper District
M.L. King Jr. HS District 9 (Mayfield)
Lithonia HS District 8 (Carter)
Miller Grove HS District 9 (Mayfield)
Southwest DeKalb HS District 9 (Mayfield)
 

Other Facilities  »

SchoolSuper District
Arabia Mountain HS District 9 (Mayfield)
DeKalb Transition Academy District 9 (Mayfield)
Wesley Chapel Center District 9 (Mayfield)
 

email link icon Dr. Joyce Morley [ joyce_a_morley@fc.dekalb.k12.ga.us ] | District #7


Updated bio coming soon...


Elementary Schools  »

SchoolShared DistrictSuper District
Allgood ES District 6 (Johnson) District 8 (Carter)
Atherton ES District 5 (Campbell) District 9 (Mayfield)
Dunaire ES District 9 (Mayfield)
Glen Haven ES District 9 (Mayfield)
Indian Creek ES District 3 (Erwin)
District 6 (Johnson)
District 8 (Carter)
Panola Way ES District 5 (Campbell) District 8 (Carter)
Peachcrest ES District 9 (Mayfield)
Rowland ES District 9 (Mayfield)
Snapfinger ES District 5 (Campbell) District 9 (Mayfield)
Toney ES District 9 (Mayfield)
Woodridge ES District 8 (Carter)
 

Middle Schools  »

SchoolShared DistrictSuper District
Avondale MS District 9 (Mayfield)
Bethune MS District 9 (Mayfield)
Redan MS District 8 (Carter)
 

High Schools  »

SchoolShared DistrictSuper District
Clarkston HS District 3 (Erwin)
District 4 (McMahan)
District 6 (Johnson)
District 8 (Carter)
Columbia HS District 3 (Erwin)
District 5 (Campbell)
District 9 (Mayfield)
Redan HS District 5 (Campbell)
District 6 (Johnson)
District 8 (Carter)
Towers HS District 5 (Campbell) District 9 (Mayfield)
 

Other Facilities  »

SchoolSuper District
DeKalb Night HS District 8 (Carter)
Eagle Woods Academy District 8 (Carter)
Wadsworth Magnet ES District 9 (Mayfield)
 

email link icon Ms. Karen Carter [ karen_carter@fc.dekalb.k12.ga.us ] | District #8


Ms. Carter serves on the faculty of Georgia Perimeter College where she is chair of the Business and Social Science department. She received her bachelor's degree in Speech Communications from Denison University in Granville, Ohio and law degree from The Ohio State University. Carter has served as a classroom teacher and has held several senior administrative roles in the field of education. She is a graduate of Leadership DeKalb and is an active community volunteer and resident of the Lakeside Community.


Elementary Schools  »

SchoolShared DistrictSuper District
Allgood ES District 7 (Morley)
Ashford Park ES District 2 (Orson) District 9 (Mayfield)
Austin ES District 1 (Coleman)
Briarlake ES District 4 (McMahan) District 9 (Mayfield)
Brockett ES District 4 (McMahan)
Chesnut ES District 1 (Coleman)
Dunwoody ES District 1 (Coleman)
Evansdale ES District 4 (McMahan)
Hambrick ES District 6 (Johnson)
Hawthorne ES District 1 (Coleman)
Henderson Mill ES District 1 (Coleman)
Hightower ES District 1 (Coleman)
Huntley Hills ES District 1 (Coleman)
Idlewood ES District 4 (McMahan)
Indian Creek ES District 7 (Morley) District 9 (Mayfield)
Jolly ES District 4 (McMahan)
Kingsley ES District 1 (Coleman)
Livsey ES District 4 (McMahan)
Marbut Theme ES District 7 (Morley) District 9 (Mayfield)
Midvale ES District 4 (McMahan)
Eldridge Miller ES District 6 (Johnson)
Montgomery ES District 1 (Coleman)
Oakcliff Theme ES District 4 (McMahan) District 9 (Mayfield)
Panola Way ES District 7 (Morley) District 9 (Mayfield)
Pine Ridge ES District 6 (Johnson)
Pleasantdale ES District 4 (McMahan)
Princeton ES District 6 (Johnson)
Redan ES District 6 (Johnson)
Cary Reynolds ES District 1 (Coleman)
Rock Chapel ES District 6 (Johnson)
Rockbridge ES District 6 (Johnson)
Shadow Rock ES District 6 (Johnson)
Smoke Rise ES District 4 (McMahan)
Stone Mill ES District 6 (Johnson)
Stone Mountain ES District 6 (Johnson)
Vanderlyn ES District 1 (Coleman)
Woodridge ES District 7 (Morley)
Wynbrooke Theme ES District 6 (Johnson)
 

Middle Schools  »

SchoolShared DistrictSuper District
Chamblee MS District 1 (Coleman) District 9 (Mayfield)
Freedom MS District 6 (Johnson) District 9 (Mayfield)
Henderson MS District 1 (Coleman) District 9 (Mayfield)
Peachtree MS District 1 (Coleman)
Redan MS District 7 (Morley)
Sequoyah MS District 1 (Coleman) District 9 (Mayfield)
Stephenson MS District 6 (Johnson)
Stone Mountain MS District 4 (McMahan)
Tucker MS District 4 (McMahan)
 

High Schools  »

SchoolShared DistrictSuper District
Chamblee HS District 1 (Coleman) District 9 (Mayfield)
Clarkston HS District 7 (Morley) District 9 (Mayfield)
Dunwoody HS District 1 (Coleman)
Lakeside HS District 4 (McMahan) District 9 (Mayfield)
Lithonia HS District 5 (Campbell) District 9 (Mayfield)
Redan HS District 7 (Morley) District 9 (Mayfield)
Stephenson HS District 6 (Johnson)
Stone Mountain HS District 6 (Johnson)
Tucker HS District 4 (McMahan)
 

Other Facilities  »

SchoolShared District
Elizabeth Andrews HS District 6 (Johnson)
William Bradley Bryant Center (WBBC) District 4 (McMahan)
Champion Theme MS District 6 (Johnson)
DeKalb Alternative District 6 (Johnson)
DeKalb Night HS District 6 (Johnson)
DeKalb Truancy District 6 (Johnson)
DOLA District 4 (McMahan)
Eagle Woods Academy District 7 (Morley)
East Campus (Support Service) District 6 (Johnson)
Hallford Stadium District 6 (Johnson)
Kittredge Magnet ES District 1 (Coleman)
Mountain Industrial / AIC District 6 (Johnson)
N. DeKalb Staduim District 1 (Coleman)
Shadow Rock Center District 6 (Johnson)
Warren Tech HS District 1 (Coleman)
 

email link icon Mr. Thaddeus Mayfield [ thaddeus_mayfield@fc.dekalb.k12.ga.us ] | District #9


Mr. Mayfield is a senior partner with FOCOM, Inc., a Georgia-based business development firm. He holds a master's degree in Business Administration from Mercer University and received a bachelor's degree in Political Science from Tougaloo College. He co-chaired the successful Friends of DeKalb Education SPLOST IV Campaign and is an active member of several business and civic organizations in the metropolitan area. Mr. Mayfield is a resident of Lithonia, GA.


Elementary Schools  »

SchoolShared DistrictSuper District
Atherton ES District 7 (Morley)
Avondale ES District 3 (Erwin) District 8 (Carter)
Edward L. Bouie Theme ES District 5 (Campbell)
Briar Vista ES District 2 (Orson)
Browns Mill ES District 5 (Campbell)
Canby Lane ES District 5 (Campbell)
Murphey Candler ES District 5 (Campbell)
Cedar Grove ES District 3 (Erwin)
Chapel Hill ES District 5 (Campbell)
Clifton ES District 3 (Erwin)
Columbia ES District 3 (Erwin)
Dresden ES District 4 (McMahan) District 8 (Carter)
Dunaire ES District 7 (Morley) District 8 (Carter)
Fairington ES District 5 (Campbell)
Fernbank ES District 2 (Orson)
Flat Rock ES District 5 (Campbell)
Flat Shoals ES District 3 (Erwin)
Glen Haven ES District 7 (Morley)
Gresham Park ES District 3 (Erwin)
Narvie Harris ES District 5 (Campbell)
Kelley Lake ES District 3 (Erwin)
Knollwood ES District 3 (Erwin)
Laurel Ridge ES District 2 (Orson) District 8 (Carter)
Bob Mathis ES District 5 (Campbell)
McLendon ES District 2 (Orson) District 8 (Carter)
McNair Discovery Learing Academy District 3 (Erwin)
Meadowview ES District 3 (Erwin)
Medlock ES District 2 (Orson)
Midway ES District 3 (Erwin)
Montclair ES District 2 (Orson)
Oak Grove ES District 4 (McMahan) District 8 (Carter)
Oak View ES District 3 (Erwin)
Peachcrest ES District 7 (Morley)
Rainbow ES District 5 (Campbell)
Rowland ES District 7 (Morley) District 8 (Carter)
Sagamore Hills ES District 2 (Orson)
Robert Shaw Theme ES District 3 (Erwin) District 8 (Carter)
Sky Haven ES District 3 (Erwin)
Snapfinger ES District 7 (Morley)
Stoneview ES District 5 (Campbell) District 8 (Carter)
Toney ES District 3 (Erwin)
Woodward ES District 2 (Orson)
 

Middle Schools  »

SchoolShared DistrictSuper District
Avondale MS District 7 (Morley) District 8 (Carter)
Bethune MS District 7 (Morley) District 8 (Carter)
Cedar Grove MS District 3 (Erwin)
Chapel Hill MS District 5 (Campbell)
Columbia MS District 5 (Campbell)
Lithonia MS District 5 (Campbell) District 8 (Carter)
Ronald McNair MS District 3 (Erwin)
Miller Grove MS District 5 (Campbell) District 8 (Carter)
Salem MS District 5 (Campbell)
Shamrock MS District 2 (Orson) District 8 (Carter)
 

High Schools  »

SchoolShared DistrictSuper District
Avondale HS District 3 (Erwin) District 8 (Carter)
Cedar Grove HS District 3 (Erwin)
Columbia HS District 7 (Morley)
Cross Keys HS District 2 (Orson) District 8 (Carter)
Druid Hills HS District 2 (Orson) District 8 (Carter)
King M.L. King Jr. HS District 5 (Campbell)
Miller Grove HS District 5 (Campbell) District 8 (Carter)
Ronald McNair Sr. HS District 3 (Erwin)
Southwest DeKalb HS District 5 (Campbell)
Towers HS District 7 (Morley)
 

Other Facilities  »

SchoolShared District
Adams Stadium District 2 (Orson)
Arabia Mountain HS District 5 (Campbell)
Avondale Stadium District 3 (Erwin)
Coralwood District 2 (Orson)
DESA District 3 (Erwin)
DHST-South District 3 (Erwin)
DSA District 3 (Erwin)
Fernbank Science Center District 2 (Orson)
Margaret Harris District 2 (Orson)
International Center District 2 (Orson)
Panthersville Stadium District 3 (Erwin)
Wadsworth Magnet ES District 7 (Morley)
Wesley Chapel Center District 5 (Campbell)