Magnet School Lottery Registration AKA “School Choice”

If you live in DeKalb County and have a 4th, 5th, or 6th grader and are interested in Kittredge Elementary or have a 7th-12th grader and are interested in sending your kids to Chamblee Middle and/or Chamblee High’s Magnet Program or a kid interested in the DeKalb School of the Arts then you need to know about “School Choice”


  • Open Enrollment 1/07/19- 2/08/19

Open enrollment for DCSD’s 2018-2019 School Choice program began on Jan. 7, 2019 at 9 a.m. and lasts until Feb. 8, 2019, at 4 p.m.

During that time, district families can plan to attend of DCSD’s many diverse charter schools, challenging dual immersion language programs, and distinguished magnet campuses during the 2018-2019 school year. Whether it’s at the elementary, middle, or high school level, each DCSD family has the opportunity to choose a school that suits its children’s academic needs.

Click here to see additional information about School Choice campus options. 

Students currently enrolled in DeKalb County schools need their student ID number and a parent’s email address. New, private- or home-schooled students need a parent’s email, proof of residence, a birth certificate, a 2018 fall semester report card, a DCSD-issued affidavit of residence, and the student’s latest MAP test scores (for magnet programs only).

Parents with questions and in need of support can make an appointment at the Parent Support Center at 2562 Lawrenceville Highway, Decatur, GA 30033, by calling 678-676-0050 or 678-676-0035. 

During the open enrollment period, students can also 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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