DeKalb County School District Reviews

Updated May 7, 2021

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DeKalb County School District Superintendent Stephen Green
Stephen Green
62 Ratings
Pros
  • "Salary, Benefits, People, Opportunity for growth, Professional Development(in 7 reviews)

  • "Great benefits, PTO, Health plan, etc(in 7 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Low pay and sometimes morale depending on where you work; low opportunities for advancement unless you're linked in somewhere with someone(in 9 reviews)

  • "no raises in seven to eight years(in 8 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great place to work

      Apr 28, 2021 - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
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      Pros

      Coworkers are the best. Always rooting for you to succeed.

      Cons

      I had a great time all through. Just regular bureaucracies associated with public service.

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Good place to work

      Apr 19, 2021 - Student Support Specialist in Lithonia, GA
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      Pros

      Great workplace and with the students it’s never a dull moment. Leadership is everything and I enjoy my principal.

      Cons

      Outdated systems in place, not the latest in technology

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Has potential to be better

      Apr 25, 2021 - Student in Decatur, GA
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      Pros

      Teachers that enjoy educating students - have creative lessons.

      Cons

      Rush through lessons to stay on target rather than making sure lesson is understood. Some get it but the ones that don’t hopefully they catch on.

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Teacher

      May 1, 2021 - Teacher in North DeKalb, GA
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      Pros

      Higher pay than other districts in ATL.

      Cons

      Can be unorganized and lack of communication.

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    5. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Loved my Principal, school, and the children. Felt forced out by the county office ignoring my medical covid needs.

      Apr 16, 2021 - Teacher 
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      Pros

      My work family; direct result of my Principal.

      Cons

      Administrators are evaluating virtual teachers when they have never taught virtually themselves!

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    6. 3.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

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      May 7, 2021 - Mechanical Engineer in Atlanta, GA
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      Pros

      I am a very good worker

      Cons

      I really hate working alone

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      They try to do right by many

      Apr 14, 2021 - Paraprofessional 
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      Pros

      they've worked very hard to straighten out some of the obstacles, including people in the system. It's a big county and they do their best.

      Cons

      Lots of disparity between schools in the north end of the district and in the south

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great job if you want to become a teacher

      Apr 22, 2021 - Special Education Paraprofessional 
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      Pros

      working with kids, able to work on your degree

      Cons

      wish the pay was better

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    9. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      The pay should be illegal

      Apr 30, 2021 - Paraprofessional in Atlanta, GA
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      Pros

      Good benefits and work culture.

      Cons

      If your pay checks are prorated, expect to receive $400 twice a month while working 40 hours a week.

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    10. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Pure Chaos Daily

      Apr 26, 2021 - Science Teacher in Lithonia, GA
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      Pros

      Tight-knit community, fosters camaraderie, aspires for greatness

      Cons

      Chaotic and unorganized, lack of support for new students and teachers, favoritism to certain teachers based on unprofessional relationships, failed to honor contract

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