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DeKalb County School District Teacher Reviews

Updated Jan 13, 2020

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DeKalb County School District Superintendent Stephen Green
Stephen Green
21 Ratings
  1. "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
  2. "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
  3. Helpful (1)

    "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
  4. "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
  5. "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
  6. Helpful (1)

    "Yikes"

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    Current Employee - Teacher in Atlanta, GA
    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

    Kids are great. Time off is nice.

    Cons

    Toxic work environment. Too many terrible teachers.

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    DeKalb County School District2019-07-26
  7. "Dekalb County School District"

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    Current Employee - Art Teacher 
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Decent pay. Decent Benefits.

    Cons

    Transfer Window is very small. Once you get into a position, it is very hard to get out unless you quit.

    DeKalb County School District2019-06-30
  8. "difficult management"

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    Current Employee - Teacher in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good hours, benefits and the kids are great

    Cons

    difficult management, varying management styles

    DeKalb County School District2019-06-24
  9. Helpful (1)

    "Small Neighborhood Elementary school"

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    Former Employee - Teacher in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    supportive environment. extensive staff development.

    Cons

    lot of work outside of teaching hours on lesson planning

    DeKalb County School District2019-06-08
  10. "The Only Constant is Inconsistency"

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    Current Employee - Teacher in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at DeKalb County School District full-time

    Pros

    The students and teachers.

    Cons

    Leadership from the top down is corrupt and lacks the skills to lead.

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    DeKalb County School District2019-06-09

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