DCSD’s 2018 graduates earn more than $140 million in total scholarships

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More than $140 million in total scholarship funds were awarded by higher education institutions to DeKalb County students in the Class of 2018.

Of the district’s 22 high schools that reported data, graduating seniors at those campuses earned a grand total of $140,697,601 from colleges, universities, as well as state, federal and private scholarship organizations.

“This astounding total is proof positive that DeKalb County School District graduates are in high demand throughout the country,” said Superintendent R. Stephen Green. “By committing themselves to a disciplined academic career, the Class of 2018 will represent our community at a reduced—if not completely absent—cost. We congratulate our outgoing seniors, and wish them the best of luck in their futures.”


The total for each school is as follows:

Region 1 – $33,173,377 

    Chamblee Charter High – $16,224,324

    Cross Keys High – $4,158,974

    Dunwoody High – $12,790,079

Region 2 – $29,192,462

    DeKalb School of the Arts – $7,411,444

    Druid Hills High – $5,264,301

    Lakeside High – $11,523,576

    Tucker High – $4,993,141

Region 3 – $27,946,732 

    Clarkston High – $5,661,056

DeKalb Early College Academy – $3,839,990

    Redan High – $7,497,684

    Stone Mountain High – $2,504,532

    Stephenson High – $8,443,470

Region 4 – $33,829,481

    Arabia Mountain High – $10,430,668

    Lithonia High – $5,948,610

    Martin Luther King, Jr. High – $7,317,023

    Miller Grove High – $5,623,823

    Southwest DeKalb High – $4,509,357

Region 5 – $16,555,549

    Cedar Grove High – $3,900,220

    Columbia High – $1,835,426

    Elizabeth Andrews High – $219,800

    McNair High – $2,244,981

  Towers High – $8,355,122

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