Cooper Middle School

Dr. Vanessa C. Watkins, Principal

Dr. Elaine Thurmond, AP6 | James Rawls, AP7 | Valerie Jones. AP8 | Dannette Estes, SSA.

4605 Ewing Road
Austell, GA 30106
P: 770.819.2438
F: 770.819.2440

Welcome to Cooper Middle

Principal: Dr. Vanessa C. Watkins' Blog


~ Vision Statement ~

We will work with parents, students, and the community to teach and prepare all students for success in high school, college, and careers for the 21st century.

~ Mission Statement ~

To ensure academic sucess for all students

~ Core Values ~

Respect - Integrity - Accountability

Valentine's Day Dance

Please click here to chaperones the Valentine's Day Dance.

Parent Survey

Please click here to complete the school climate parent survey.

Lions Club Art Contest Winner

STEM Certificaton

Cooper Middle School parents, student, and staff attend the Cobb County School board meeting for state STEM Certification.


  • Thursday, February 9th - Valentine's Dance from 4:30 - 6:00

  • Monday February 20th -  Friday, February 24th - Winter Break

  • Wednesday, February 1st at 9:15 AM - Pebblebrook Magnet Auditions at Cooper Middle School's Auditorium

Cooper Middle School Received State Recognition for PBIS Implementation

The Emerging School Rating is the top category a school can receive in the first year of implementation.

School Choice 2017 - 2018

The Cobb County School District is again offering School Choice (HB 251 and SB10) transfers for the 2017-2018 school year.  Individual school capacity information and applications will be available beginning February 1, 2017 on the district website.  For more information, please click here for the webpage link.  Deadline for applying is Tuesday, February 28, 2017.

Cooper Ambassadors

Be a Positive Influence!  Be a Cooper Ambassador!

Applications to be a 2017 Cooper Ambassador are now available for interested students.

Deadline to apply is Monday, January 30th.

For more information/application click on the links below or see Mrs. Favors-Parks or Mrs. Tolbert-Jackson

Please click here for general information.

Please click here for an application.

Please click here for a flyer.

STEM Academy

Colonial Pipeline donates $1,500 to support Cooper's STEM Academy

Cooper Middle School - Named One of the Most Improved Schools in 2016

Cooper was one of several CCSD schools that showed significant improvement on the CCRPI. Cooper increased their score by 8.1 points from last year which was the highest in the county at the middle school level.

 Sweetwater Mission 5K Run   

Please click here to register for the Sweetwater Mission 5K Run to be held on Saturday, March 25th.

National Fluid Power Competition

Cooper's STEM Academy hosted and participated in the National Fluid Power Competition.  Participating schools included Floyd Middle School, Palmer Middle School, and P.B. Ritch Middle School (Paulding County School)

Robotics Team Awarded Circuit Runners FLL Regional Project Award


Cooper Spotlighted in CCSD Magazine

      Please click here for a link to the magazine and reference pages 8 and 43.

Cooper Middle School's PTSA YouTube Channel

Please click here to access the channel

Congratulations to Carol Mickus for Receiving Voya's Unsung

Heroes Grant for Teachers

$27,000 for Science Collaboration with Clarkdale Elementary!!

Georgia Milestones End of Grade Study/ Resource

Please click here for a link to help prepare for the Georgia Milestones.

Student Username: Lunch Number

Password: COOPER

Please click here for the 2015 - 2016 Cobb County School District Strategic Plan.

Access to eReads/eBooks for READ 180 and System 44

Please click here for directions to access eReads and eBooks at home.

Student Registration Information

Please click here for student-registration information.

STEM Certification Day

STEM Innovations at Turner Chapel

STEM: Cobb Water Tower Competition

6th grade Field Trip: Tellus Science Museum

STEAM students participated in Science Olympiad

STEAM presentations for Chat and Chew

Cooper Middle is a PBIS School

Please View the Video Below and Click Here for Additional Information

Congratulations Japonika Francis  

2016 - 2017 Teacher of the Year

Congratulation Teri Neal

2016 - 2017 Classified Employee of the Year

Please click HERE for important directions.

Please watch the video in its entirety for instructions about downloading Office 365.

Interested in volunteering at Cooper?
If so, email Teri Neal, the school secretary, at, or click here to find information
on how you can volunteer here at Cooper.

Cooper Middle School is on its way to becoming a BYOD school.  Click here to view/print out the permission form.  Also, click here to find out additional information about BYOD.


Don't forget to regularly check Synergy for grades and attendance!


Teacher of the Year:

Japonika Francis

Classified Employee of the Year:

Teri Neal


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