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Panthers, it is time for PTSA Nominations!

Welcome to the Southwest DeKalb High School PTSA web page. Here you will find important information about our local PTSA unit, benefits of PTSA membership, how to become a member and how to become a volunteer. 


Become a member 

 If you need more information, contact us at [email protected]

Be an advocate for our School and Students:

Attend PTA and Board of Education meetings, Community meetings, be a spokesperson.

Donate additional monies above your PTSA dues;

funds will be used to support programs and activities sponsored by the PTSA. 

We invite Business Owners, in our community,
 to join and support our PTSA.
If interested please contact us at [email protected] 

PANTHERS: Please donate to our PTSA Fundraiser!
Click the link below to donate!

Scholarship Recipients for 2021:
The SWD PTSA awarded 21 scholarships to the class of 2021. Eighteen students received $100 scholarships, and the top three students were awarded a $300 scholarship, a $400 scholarship, and the $500 Tiffanie Williams SWD Alumni Scholarship.
Top Three Winners-

 Alexandria Shealey-Systematic Racism

Anashay Wright
[email protected]

Ashleigh Dennis
1st Vice President
[email protected]

Erica Luke
2nd Vice President
[email protected]
Nzinga Harrison
[email protected]
Olabisi Brown
Recording Secretary
[email protected]
Brianna Blakely
Corresponding Secretary
[email protected]
Dr. Thomas Glanton
(678) 361-5773
[email protected]


How to contact us: [email protected]

Mailing Address: Southwest DeKalb High School

Attn: PTSA

2863 Kelley Chapel Road

Decatur, GA 30034


Our local unit is in Georgia PTA, District 11, Region 2 DeKalb County Council

We are dedicated to making our school a dynamic learning environment, supporting the staff, encouraging parental involvement; and advocating for our students and school. 

Working together, we can enhance the high school experience for our students, and stay connected in these crucial years of transition.

PTSA GOALS for 2020-2021

1. To serve as a voice and advocate for our school.

2. To promote parental engagement and involvement.

3. To provide information and activities in support of our teachers and students in order to fulfill the mission of Southwest DeKalb High School.

4. To increase PTSA membership by 10% over 2020-2021 membership.

Stay informed, see: for membership benefits, parent resources, and advocacy news/updates.

Scholarships offered by PTA for 

Graduating Senior Student Members

· Gladys Cook Scholarship

· Georgia PTA Scholarship (Sponsored by Georgia PTA)

· Southwest DeKalb High School PTSA Scholarship

Eligibility criteria, forms and deadlines will be made available prior to the due dates of each of these scholarships. 

THANK YOU to the Alumni Association, each individual and each class that supports the school-wide fundraisers sponsored by the PTSA. 
 We, the PTSA and SWD, appreciate your continued support!


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