Welcome to DeKalb County Schools in Smithville,Tennessee 


Our Vision: We will be recognized nationally for its rigorous curriculum, academic excellence and extracurricular achievement. Strengthened by diversity, our district will foster partnerships of staff, families and the community to develop students’ educational, physical and social-emotional well-being.
District News
Covid 19 Resources

The district is reporting high numbers of positive COVID cases and quarantines amongst staff. As such, we are planning to transition to virtual learning beginning Wednesday October 28. The anticipated date of return is November 11, however we will continue to monitor the numbers and will make adjustments as necessary. Our expectation is that all students will continue their education virtually through google classroom. The following locations can be utilized for hotspots to download assignments if needed:


  • DeKalb Middle School Parking lot
  • Northside Elementary School Parking lot
  • DeKalb West School Parking lot
  • DTC Office Smithville location (beside Walmart)

200 Walmart Drive

  • DTC Office Location in Alexandria 

111 High Street

Community Center Locations

Belk, Blue Springs, Temperance Hall, Keltonburg, Midway


All schools will be thoroughly cleaned during this time. 

A meal schedule will be provided and details about pickup locations will be provided in a later call. 

Meals to You

We plan to start publishing new parent information under the parent ribbon at the top of the page. Be sure to check there for updated information.



Parent Ribbon Sample