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Fair Oaks Elementary, Northwest Exterminating Partner to Launch Family Literacy Program
Fair Oaks Elementary, Northwest Exterminating Partner to Launch Family Literacy Program
Posted: 9/21/2018

Fair Oaks Elementary School and Northwest Exterminating have partnered together to develop the Northwest Eagle Literacy Program, an innovative bilingual program.


Graduation Rate Offers Evidence of Cobb Excellence
Graduation Rate Offers Evidence of Cobb Excellence
Posted: 9/20/2018

The Cobb County School District’s graduation rate has continually outpaced the state’s growth, even as Georgia’s rate has steadily climbed, year-after-year since 2015.


Acworth Elementary Community Designs New School Garden 
Acworth Elementary Community Designs New School Garden 
Posted: 9/17/2018

Teachers, students, and parents came together recently at a Design and Dine event to share their vision for the new Acworth Elementary School outdoor garden, which will be designed and built thanks to the school’s partnership with Out Teach. 


80 Cobb High School Seniors Named Semifinalists for National Merit Scholarships
80 Cobb High School Seniors Named Semifinalists for National Merit Scholarships
Posted: 9/12/2018

On September 12, officials for the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced the names of approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Eighty of this year’s semifinalists attend a Cobb County School District high school.


What Student Success Is Not
What Student Success Is Not
Posted: 9/11/2018

Do you know what the Cobb County School District motto is? 

One Team. One Goal. Student Success. 


How Your Tax Dollars Support the Classroom
How Your Tax Dollars Support the Classroom
Posted: 9/7/2018

The Cobb School District’s Chief Financial Officer, Brad Johnson, discusses the fiscal issues which impact our students’ education in the classroom.


Empowering Students for our Digital World
Empowering Students for our Digital World
Posted: 9/5/2018

In the Cobb County School District, educators work as one team to prepare digital age learners for success with the help of classroom resources, data-driven instruction, access to digital resources outside of the classroom, and by promoting digital citizenship.  


A Conversation with Superintendent Ragsdale

A Conversation with Superintendent Ragsdale

The Superintendent of Cobb County School District discusses the excitement of the new school year and developments on the horizon. Mr. Ragsdale also tells listeners about the growing budget challenges and how you can be a part of keeping Cobb as the best place to teach, lead and learn.


Important Dual Enrollment Summit for Parents and Students Coming in September

Important Dual Enrollment Summit for Parents and Students Coming in September

Did you know that your student can earn college credit while enrolled in a Cobb County School District high school?


Diversity: Cobb Leads

Diversity: Cobb Leads

The Cobb County School District is the 23rd largest district in the country and is one of the most diverse counties in the nation with new residents moving into the county every day.


CCSD Graduation/Commencement Information

CCSD Graduation/Commencement Information

Commencement ceremonies will be held at the dates, times, and venues listed below. 


New Study Ranks Cobb as the Best Big School District in Georgia

New Study Ranks Cobb as the Best Big School District in Georgia

With more Americans on the move than at any other time in history, research studies like the one recently undertaken by Niche.com are more valuable than ever before. Niche recently published a study ranking school districts from across the nation on a variety of criteria. The study finds that no other large district – meaning, any district over 45,000 students – consistently provides the quality of service and outcome that The Cobb County School District does.


The Safest Way to Get Your Kids to School

The Safest Way to Get Your Kids to School

What is the safest way to transport your precious children to and from school each day?


Committed to Serving Each and Every Child

Committed to Serving Each and Every Child

"Cobb really is a school system where we are one team with one goal, student success. It doesn’t matter how the student comes to us we are going to do everything we can to ensure student success. This is the best place to teach, lead, and learn."


Smyrna & Brumby Elementary Students Receive FREE Back-in-School Eye Exams!

Smyrna & Brumby Elementary Students Receive FREE Back-in-School Eye Exams!

When one Brumby Elementary School student put on his new glasses, he started to cry. The first thing he said was, ‘I can see! I can really see!’”


What Does Your Student Really Know? CTLS Changes Everything

What Does Your Student Really Know? CTLS Changes Everything

Chief Academic Officer, Jennifer Lawson, is today's guest on The Cobb County School District podcast. She explains why CTLS is a "game-changer" for parents in Cobb County.


The Cobb County School District Recognizes 16 Teachers for Their Commitment to STEM Education

The Cobb County School District Recognizes 16 Teachers for Their Commitment to STEM Education

The Cobb County School District recently presented 16 teachers with the Cobb STEM Distinguished Educator Award.


The Cobb County School District's Manageable Growth

The Cobb County School District's Manageable Growth

As the 2018-2019 school year begins, classrooms across the district continue to be well-balanced and safe environments for 113,000 students.


Cobb County School Board Meeting Spotlights Georgia Milestones Achievements

Cobb County School Board Meeting Spotlights Georgia Milestones Achievements

During the first meeting of the 2018-2019 school year, members of the Cobb County Board of Education praised Cobb students across the District for their recent success on Georgia Milestones.


Cobb County School District Alum makes a Difference

Cobb County School District Alum makes a Difference

Julian Butler is making The Cobb County School District proud as he makes a difference in our local community.


Superintendent Ragsdale Honors the District Teacher of the Year 

Superintendent Ragsdale Honors the District Teacher of the Year 

“I wish that every teacher in the world could feel the way I do today.” That’s how Dodgen Middle School teacher Fred Veeder reacted to learning that he is the Cobb County School District Teacher of the Year. 


This is The Cobb County School District

This is The Cobb County School District

The Cobb County School District is excited for 2018-2019. Our teachers and kids are ready for the new school year, and 2018-2019 promises to be our best year yet. One Team. One Goal. Student Success.


Three Cobb Schools Recognized as National PTA Schools of Excellence

Three Cobb Schools Recognized as National PTA Schools of Excellence

The National PTA organization recently named three Cobb schools as Schools of Excellence for 2018-2020... 


Using Cutting-edge Technology to Keep Your Student Safe

Using Cutting-edge Technology to Keep Your Student Safe

The police chief of the Cobb Schools Police Department discusses Cobb’s commitment to the safety of students and staff and how the department leverages technology to make that happen.


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Back to School Fact Sheet for Parents Cobb Students Excel on Georgia Milestones in 2017-2018 Cobb Superintendent Surprises Teacher of the Year Level Winners Due to Heat: In August & September Students Can Drink Water on Buses
Important “Back to School” Bus Route Info for 2018-19 Now Available Back to School: Everything You Need to Know about Getting Your Student to School Cobb Schools Transportation Department Wins Top Awards, Again Superintendent Ragsdale Extends Student Access to Educational Resources Through Partnership with Cobb County Public Library System

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