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DeKalb County School District Reviews

Updated Jan 13, 2020

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3.0
49%
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29%
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DeKalb County School District Superintendent Stephen Green
Stephen Green
35 Ratings
Pros
Cons
  • "no raises in seven to eight years(in 8 reviews)

  • "The lack of support and respect from administration is atrocious(in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Library Media Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Library Assistant in Stone Mountain, GA

    I have been working at DeKalb County School District full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Kids are great. Around books all day. Opportunities to grow.

    Cons

    None that I can think of.

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    DeKalb County School District2018-03-29
  2. "Excellent experience!"

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    Former Employee - Teacher in DeKalb, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at DeKalb County School District full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great school system,people, students, and leadership.

    Cons

    None that I can think of. Great place to be.

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    DeKalb County School District2020-01-13
  3. "Great district to work for"

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    Current Employee - Teacher in North DeKalb, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at DeKalb County School District full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Fair treatment as related to personal matters.

    Cons

    Lots of paperwork process to get simple thing done.

    DeKalb County School District2020-01-03
  4. "Unorganized"

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    Current Employee - High School Math Teacher 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at DeKalb County School District full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    The students make the job worth it.

    Cons

    It is very unorganized at the top. It seems like the county doesn't value their teachers.

    DeKalb County School District2019-11-21
  5. "Local School District employment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at DeKalb County School District full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    All state and government holidays off. Good safety net employer when you cant find anything else.

    Cons

    Low pay and sometimes morale depending on where you work; low opportunities for advancement unless you're linked in somewhere with someone

    DeKalb County School District2019-11-19
  6. "Okay Job"

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    Current Employee - Data Entry Clerk 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at DeKalb County School District full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great breaks, work life balance

    Cons

    Pay sucks, Management needs to be more consistent

    DeKalb County School District2019-10-07
  7. "A Great Place to Work"

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    Former Employee - Elementary Classroom Teacher 

    I worked at DeKalb County School District full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    DeKalb County School District offers competitive salaries. Employees are paid semi-monthly as opposed to other districts that pay salaries monthly.

    Cons

    Class sizes could be smaller in order to better meet the needs of the students being taught.

    DeKalb County School District2019-10-02
  8. "Good School System"

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    Former Employee - Speech Language Pathologist 

    I worked at DeKalb County School District full-time

    Pros

    Diverse, friendly staff, access to a variety of materials and tests.

    Cons

    Large caseloads, a lot of paperwork and too many requirements from SLPs .

    DeKalb County School District2019-09-13
  9. "Oustanding School District"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at DeKalb County School District full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Salary, Benefits, People, Opportunity for growth, Professional Development

    Cons

    Assessments, Curriculum Restraints, Calendar, Transportation (busses), Food Services (Menu)

    DeKalb County School District2019-08-17
  10. "Depends on the school"

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    Former Employee - World Language Teacher 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at DeKalb County School District full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great co workers. Pay and benefits

    Cons

    Mostly no hard work expected from students. Lack of support with discipline.

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    DeKalb County School District2019-08-08
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