Cooper Middle School

Dr. Vanessa C. Watkins, Principal

Dannette Estes, AP6 | James Rawls, AP7 | Valerie Jones, AP8 | Dr. Jacobium Holliman, 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 success for all students

~ Core Values ~

Accountability - Integrity - Respect

Cooper's CCRPI Score

  •  Cooper's Score Increased By 8.1 Points For the Second Year In a Row (From 71.3 To 79.4)

  • Cooper's Score Is Now Higher Than 12 Of the 24 Middle Schools In the County.

Cooper's Cyber Cougars

Cooper's Robotics Team advanced to the state level.  The team won the super regional tournament at Clayton State University.

 Girls Who Code

Please click here for information about the Girls Who Code Club.

Cougar P.A.W.S Night

Sign up for a date and time using the following Sign-Up Genius Links. (When signing up on-line, choose either first time attendee OR returning attendee (meaning you attended in September.)

Click here to sign up for the morning session.

Click here to sign up for BOTH evening sessions along with childcare.

Morning PAWS Session

*First time attendees only*

January 23rd - 7:30-8:30

First time attendees OR returning

January 23rd



First time attendees OR returning

January 25th



Childcare available through sign up genius.

Sibling Transfer Announcement

Sibling Transfers - Parents/guardians of a student who has a sibling already enrolled in a District school through an approved transfer may apply for a younger sibling to attend the same school in accordance with District Administrative Rule JBCD-R. This provision attempts to address siblings enrolled in different schools at the same time due to an approved transfer. A sibling is defined as a brother, sister, step-brother, or step-sister living in the same household and who otherwise meets the requirements for enrollment.  The application window for the 2018-2019 school year will be open from January 4, 2018 through January 31, 2018. 

For more information about this opportunity, and for a link to the online application, visit

Cooper Teacher Shari Clark Named Phenomenal Friday Teacher of the Week

Click HERE for Additional Pictures and Information.

Cooper Places First and Third In the Cobb Water Tower Competition

Participants Included Bryce T., Elyvia J., Jordyn G., Angela N., Omotunde F., Vanessa B., Ian C., Edino I., Abood S., Toni O., Hannah H., Journey P., Caleb M., Ezekiel K., Brian R., Marcus P., Kennedy R., Giselle V., Geneva G., Valeria A., Kaily S., Jessiah C., America S., Natalia R.

Cooper's 2017 - 2018 Math Team




  • Monday, January 15th -  Observance of Dr. Martin Luther King's Birthday (No School)

  • Tuesday, January 16th - Chat and Chew at 9:30 AM

  • Friday, January 19th - Academic Assemblies-

                  8th grade - 9:45

                      7th grade - 1:00

                       6th grade - 2:45

  • January 23rd & January 25th - PAWs Night (Review Progress Made On The Reading And Math Inventories)

  • Friday, January 26th - School Tour (Click here to sign up)

  • Tuesday, January 30th - Student of the Month Ceremony

2017-2018 Yearbook

Please click on the banner below to order

Buy a Yearbook  

STEM Academy Admissions

Please click here for information regarding requirements into the STEM Academy

Read 180

Please click here for Read 180 Parent information

Cooper Middle School's PTSA YouTube Channel

Please click here to access the channel

Please Click here for the 2016-2017 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.

STEM Certification Day


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 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 Celebration

Classified Employee of the Year


District/Board Calendar

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