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District News and Announcements

Dual Enrollment Opportunities for Summer

Do you want to get a head start on college and your career? Georgia’s Move On When Ready (MOWR) dual enrollment program may be the answer for you. MOWR provides students an early start on their college careers by earning college credits while still in high school, and offers challenging academic experiences to qualified students. Summer courses are available at both Chattahoochee Technical College and Georgia Highlands College. Deadlines are approaching! Read more

School District Earns Triple A Credit Rating

-only 0.50% of public school districts in the US hold top rating

CFO Brad Johnson, center, with the CCSD Financial Services Team

Moody’s Investor’s Service (“Moody’s”) reviewed for indicative credit purposes the business fundamentals and financial condition of the Cobb County School District and on December 17, 2015, assigned a Triple A Credit Rating to the Cobb County School District (CCSD). This rating is the highest credit rating available for a government entity and the first time in history that the district has received the highest rating. Read more

2016-17 School Choice

The Cobb County School District offers School Choice (HB 251 and SB10) transfers for the 2016-2017 school year. Individual school capacity information and applications will be available beginning February 1, 2016 on the District website. For more information, please see our School Choice webpage.

SAT Exam Make-up Dates Announced

SAT Exams that were cancelled on Saturday, January 23, 2016, due to winter weather are now being rescheduled. 

  • Campbell, South Cobb, North Cobb, Pebblebrook, Pope, and Sprayberry will test on Saturday, February 20, 2016.
  • Lassiter and Walton will test on Saturday, February 27, 2016.

Click here to check for more SAT updates.

The Atlanta Families’ Awards for Excellence in Education 2016 Nominations Now Open

Atlanta Families’ Awards for Excellence in Education, Inc. is a non-profit organization that seeks to elevate the quality of public education by identifying excellent educators and empowering them to expand their impact. Award winners receive $7,500 for a personal stipend, professional development, and an innovative project by demonstrating growth in student achievement, a positive impact on students’ self-esteem, and effectively collaborating within the community. Read more

Proposed New Science and Social Studies Standards Open for 60-day Public Comment Period

The State Board of Education has posted, for a 60-day public comment period, the first Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE) for science and social studies. If approved, the standards will be implemented in the 2017-18 school year, following a full year of teacher training. Click on the link below to review the proposed standards and to give your feedback. Read more

Cobb Outperforms State & Nation on the New PSAT

On October 14, 2015, more than 13,000 Cobb students took the new PSAT. The test was redesigned by the CollegeBoard to align the PSAT with the new SAT exam that will be given for the first time in March 2016.

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2016 Graduation & Commencement Schedule Online

The Cobb County School District has released the Spring 2016 Graduation and Commencement Schedule. Commencement ceremonies will be held on May 24 through May 27, 2016, at several locations throughout the county. More information about each school's ceremony, venue information as well as access to live Internet broadcasts of the ceremonies and DVD ordering information will be available in the spring.

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2015-16 Need to Know

February Break
Feb. 15-19, 2016
Spring Break
Apr. 4-8, 2016
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May 25, 2016

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