About The Cobb County School District

Map of Georgia and Cobb County

The Cobb County School District (CCSD) is the second largest school system in Georgia and the 23rd largest in the nation. It serves nearly 113,000 students with 112 schools, including 67 elementary schools, 25 middle schools, 17 high schools, one charter school, one special education center and one adult education center.

Our mission is One Team, One Goal: Student Success.

Our vision is a school district of excellence where all students succeed.

Scenes from CCCSD Classrooms

Student, School & Staff Data

Students

Enrollment

  • 111,722*
  • 2nd largest district in Georgia
  • 24th largest in United States

Source: Georgia DOE March 2019 FTE Count

Student Demographics

  • White - 37.2%
  • Black - 30.3%
  • Hispanic - 22.4
  • Asian - 6.0%
  • Multi-Racial - 3.9%
  • American Indian - <1%
  • Pacific Islander - <1%

Source: CCSD internal report as of 6/11/2019

Graduation Rate

  • 85.2%

Source: GaDOE CCRPI FY2018

Percentage of Students Qualifying for Free/Reduced Lunch

  • 41.4%

Source: GaDOE FY2019 November Free & Reduced

Transiency Rate

  • 19.6% (5/22/2019)

Source: CCSD internal report as of 6/11/19

Schools

Total number of schools - 112

CCSD also has 6 high school magnet programs for advanced studies in:

  • Math, Science & Technology
  • International Studies
  • Engineering & Biotechnology
  • International Baccalaureate
  • Performing Arts
  • Medical Sciences & Research

18 Cobb County STEM Ceritfied Schools

5 Georgia STEM Ceritfied Schools

2 Georgia STEAM Ceritfied Schools

7 AdvancED STEM Ceritfied Schools

22 National Blue Ribbon Schools

56 Georgia Schools of Excellence

Faculty & Staff

The Cobb County School District is the largest employer in Cobb County.

Note: 64.33% of Cobb Teachers have earned advanced degrees.

As of 5/10/2019 Count Unit

Classroom Teachers 5,958 FTE
Special Education Teachers 1,345 FTE
School Counselor 273 FTE
School Social Workers 39 FTE
School Psychologist 44 FTE
Media Specialists 118 FTE
Parapro 1,339 FTE
School Nurses 121 FTE
School Administrators 366 FTE
Maintenance, Operations 897 FTE
Cafeteria, Food Service* 670 FTE
Public Safety Staff 64 FTE
School Support, Other Staff 1,439 FTE
Bus Drivers, Transportation 994 EMP
Other Jobs 4,634 FTE

Grand Total 18,301

Count Unit:
FTE - Sum of FTE by job
EMP - Sum of Employees who work less than a full day counted by person.


Total Full Part Temp
Certified 9,666 9,444 207 15
Non-Certified 8,635 2,610 1,362 4,663
18,301 12,054 1,569 4,678

*Additional workers assist with Cafeteria Meal Service as a second job.


Scenes from CCCSD Classrooms

Academic Success and Progress


County County Landmarks

Cobb County: A Thriving Metro Atlanta Community


Performing Arts

Performing and Visual Arts

NAMM Foundation & American Music Conference named Cobb among the Best Communities for Music Education 12 times.

The Cobb County Visual Arts Program empowers all learners as creators and communicators through visual arts.

700 Cobb seniors received Fine Arts Diploma Seals in 2019. Requirements include pathway completion in music, dance, theatre, or visual arts, fine arts community service, and performance and exhibition commitments.


Athletics & Activities

Athletics & Activities

Cobb County Schools offer a variety of extracurricular activities at all grade levels and competitive interscholastic athletics programs for high school students. Cobb prep sports teams and student groups have won these recent accolades at the state, regional, or national levels:

2018-19

  • Pope Boys Cross Country
    5A State Champions

  • Walton Girls Volleyball
    7A State Champions

  • Pope Girls Volleyball
    6A State Champions

  • McEachern Boys Basketball
    7A State Champions

  • Campbell Girls Track
    7A State Champions

  • Walton Boys Lacrosse
    6A-7A State Champions

  • Walton GADA Director's Cup
    7A State Champions

2017-18

  • Walton Girls Volleyball
    7A State Champions

  • Harrison Girls Volleyball
    6A State Champions

  • Pope Girls Swimming
    6A State Champions

  • Kennesaw Mountain Literary Team
    7A State Champions

  • Allatoona Boys Track
    6A State Champions

  • Walton Girls Tennis
    7A State Champions

  • Pope Baseball
    6A State Champions

  • Walton Girls GADA Director's Cup
    7A State Champions

  • Allatoona Boys GADA Director's Cup
    6A State Champions

2016-17

  • Harrison Girls Cross Country
    6A State Champions

  • Harrison Girls Volleyball
    6A State Champions

  • Walton Girls Volleyball
    7A State Champions

  • Kennesaw Mountain One-Act Play
    7A State Champions

  • Walton Girls Swimming
    6A-7A State Champions

  • McEachern Girls Basketball
    7A State Champions

  • Harrison Girls Soccer
    6A State Champions

  • Walton Girls Tennis
    7A State Champions

  • Allatoona Boys Track
    7A State Champions

  • Lassiter Boys Lacrosse
    7A State Champions

  • Pope Baseball
    6A State Champions

  • Pope GADA Director's Cup
    6A State Champions

  • Allatoona Boys GADA Director's Cup
    6A State Champions


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