News & Announcements

Proposed District Calendars

See the below link for DeKalb Central's Proposed Calendars for the (2022-23), (2023-24), (2024-25) school year.

Now Hiring, Substitutes!

ESS is currently hiring substitutes for DeKalb County Central United School District! We have many openings and with a flexible schedule, this is a great opportunity to pick up extra income or to get back to work while the kids are in school.

There is a substitute sign-up meeting at DeKalb Middle School from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm on Wednesday, December. 1.

For more information and for instructions on how to register for this meeting, see the attached flyer.

Apply today at!

Enroll Now for 2021-2022 School Year!

Are you looking for a great school district full of amazing opportunities? DeKalb Central Schools is taking enrollment for the 2021-2022 school year! Apply today at

Portrait of a Baron

Over the course of several months, a total of 72 community members, DHS students, & district staff came together for four meetings to identify seven competencies that represent what we want our graduates to take with them on their life's journey.

The final visual representation of the Portrait of a Baron Graduate will serve as the guide for all in the district and community when thinking about hopes, dreams, and aspirations of our Baron graduates.


DHS Presents: Pride & Prejudice!

Mark your calendars and purchase your tickets for DHS's Theater Department's performance of Pride and Prejudice! Ticket cost: $8 Dates: Friday, October 29th @ 7 pm Saturday, October 30th @7pm Sunday, October 31st @ 2 pm Our fall play will have assigned seating on the stage. If you would like to reserve tickets, please contact Mrs. Fry, DeKalb High School Music Secretary, at 260-920-1012 ext. 2132 or [email protected] As always, tickets can also be purchased at the door. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you at the show!

District Facilities

Please be sure to view our District Facilities information which includes Facilities Assessment, District Tour Video, and the District Master Facilities Plan!

DeKalb Central's Kindergarten & Preschool Enrollment is NOW OPEN!

DeKalb Central Schools 2021-2022 Kindergarten & Preschool Enrollment is NOW OPEN online at To enroll for kindergarten, children must be at least 5 years of age on August 1, 2021. To enroll in preschool, children must be at least 4 years of age by August 1, 2021.

Virtual ROUNDUP: April 12th Available ONLINE at

In-person Kindergarten Screenings will be Tuesday, June 1st for Waterloo and James R. Watson Elementary Schools and Wednesday, June 2nd for McKenney-Harrison & Country Meadow Elementary Schools. Call your child's school to reserve your spot TODAY!

Baron Bites Summer Meal Program!

DeKalb Central Schools is excited to provide meals for all children, ages 1-18, for FREE this summer at the following locations:
Ashley (Smiley) Park, Waterloo Elementary. McKenney-Harrison Elementary, & Westedge Community.

Please only participate at one of these locations per week.

All meal bundles will include a week's worth of breakfast and lunch.


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