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Save the date for

Registration and Meet & Greet Day

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

8 a.m.- 1 p.m.

All NEW and RETURNING families must attend Registration and Meet & Greet.

Save time and print and fill out required forms before you get to school! See list of required forms here.

If you are unable to attend Registration and Meet & Greet Day, you may complete your registration on the first day of school, Monday, August 8, 2016 beginning at 7 am. 


Online Registration is now OPEN!

Prepare for Registration and Meet and Greet Day by completing these forms online:  

Family Information, Directory and Publish Preferences, PTO Volunteer Opportunities, Student Fees, PTO Membership, and donate to the PTO Annual Fund. After checkout, print your Fast Pass to bring to Registration and Meet and Greet Day. Completing these steps and bringing your Fast Pass on August 3 will speed up your experience.



Vanderlyn Yearbooks are now for sale!

New this year, all yearbook orders will be handled through our new yearbook vendor, Jostens. They will no longer be available for order through the PTO Website. The price for a yearbook is $25 until 8/26. After that date, the price will increase by $10. Save money and order now!
Our new yearbook vendor also offers personalization for $4 and icons added for FREE (along with other options). Checkout our yearbook website to learn all of the exciting details!
Please contact Lisa Guggenheim, our PTO yearbook co-chair, with any yearbook questions.






Congratulations Vanderlyn Vikings! We are AdvancED STEM certified. AdvancED STEM is the first internationally recognized STEM certification. Currently, just 50 schools, internationally and nationally, have been awarded AdvancED STEM Certification.

Vanderlyn is proud to be amongst the first in the Dekalb County School District and the State of Georgia to achieve AdvancED STEM certification! This is an impressive accomplishment that cements Vanderlyn as a formidable, academic powerhouse that is rooted in 21st century best-teaching practices and epitomizes success for all students.

To learn more about AdvancED, click here


Vanderlyn is a Platinum Award Winner from the Governor's Office of

Student Achievement


Vanderlyn Elementary is the recipient of a Platinum Award as a Highest Achieving School from the Governor's Office of Student Achievement for 2015. The school awards, developed by GOSA (Governor's Office of Student Achievement) and approved by the State Board of Education, are part of Georgia’s Single Statewide Accountability System. Highest Performing schools must earn a three-year average College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI) Achievement Score that ranks in at least the 93rd percentile. For more information about the awards, please visit the Governor's Office of Student Achievement website