August is typically the time families across Metro Atlanta bid farewell to summer and say, “hello school year”. As with just about everything in 2020, things are looking very different on the back-to-school front with many local districts delaying start dates by several weeks and kicking off the year with various forms of distance / remote learning.

With districts continuously refining their reopening plans, here is a list of start dates for school districts around the Metro and links to additional information on their reopening plans. (Click on the district’s name for more information on individual school reopening plans.)

City of Atlanta – Monday, August 24 (remote learning)

City of Decatur – Monday, August 17 (remote learning)

City of Marietta – Tuesday, August 4 (remote learning)

Clayton County – Monday, August 10 (remote learning)

Cobb County – Monday, August 17 (remote learning)

DeKalb County – Monday, August 17 (remote learning)

Forsyth County– Thursday, August 13 (either in-person or remote learning)

Fulton County – Monday, August 17 (remote learning)

Gwinnett County – Wednesday, August 12 (remote learning)

Hall County – Monday, August 24 (either in-person or remote learning)