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Lithonia High School

Dekalb County Schools


Principal's Page

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Darrick McCray is graduate of Morehouse College (1995) in Atlanta, Georgia. He is also a graduate of Columbus State University (2004, 2007) with a Master’s and Specialist’s in Educational Leadership.

Principal McCray has served as a public school educator for over 21 years. During this time span, he has worked as a science teacher, athletic coach, assistant principal, CTAE administrator and principal. He has served students in urban and rural school districts across Georgia. He is committed to providing the best opportunities for all students and engaging the community.

Mr. McCray has facilitated high performing teams that led to distinguished Title I status during a five year tenure as administrator of science, math, freshman academy and CTAE. Mr. McCray has led school improvement where promotion rates have exceeded 90%, graduation rates surpassed the state of Georgia, school standardized test scores increased significantly, and school climate rating improved to four stars.