DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — Students residing in the DeKalb County School District are now able to apply to enroll in school choice programs.

The window for open enrollment for the 2020-2021 school year opened early January and will close on Friday, Feb. 7 at 4 p.m. for applications. 

During that time, families can apply for the district’s programs, such as the dual immersion language programs and magnet programs for the 2020-2021 school year. At the elementary, middle and high school level, each family has the opportunity to choose a school that suits its children’s academic needs.

Students currently enrolled in DeKalb County schools will need their student ID number and a parent’s email address. New, private- or home-schooled students need a parent’s email address, proof of residency, birth certificate, the 2019 fall semester report card, a school district-issued affidavit of residence. For the High Achievers Magnet program, new students will also need the student’s latest Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) test scores.

Parents with questions or in need of support can visit the Parent Support Center at 1192 Clarendon Ave, Avondale Estates, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. or by calling 678-676-0050 or 678-676-0035, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.

During the open enrollment period, families can apply online by visiting The website has a complete list of School Choice programs as well as a schedule of tours throughout January and February.

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