Principals Corner

Dr. Dustin Dykes

The Houston County Board of Education appointed Dr. Dustin Dykes as the next principal of Northside High School on May 29, 2023. Prior to joining the Eagle family, Dr. Dykes served as the principal of Northside Middle School.

“I would like to thank Dr. Scott, the Board of Education, and our Executive Cabinet for this opportunity,” said Dr. Dykes. “As a Northside alumni, this is a true homecoming, and I’m excited to get to work for these students and this community. Northside is a special place, and I look forward to rejoining the tradition, family, and excellence. It’s great to be a Northside Eagle!”

Dr. Dykes has worked in the Houston County School District for 20 years. Prior to joining Northside Middle School, he served as an Assistant Principal at Thomson Middle School for 11 years. He also worked at Northside High School as an intervention support specialist, teacher and coach.

After graduating from Northside High School, Dr. Dykes attended Georgia Southern University where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Social Science Education. He also attended Georgia College & State University, where he received a Master of Education and a Specialist in Educational Leadership. He later earned a doctoral degree in Educational Leadership from Georgia State University.

He and his wife, Jenny, have two children who attend school in the District.