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, 16 high schools, one charter school, one special education center, one adult education center and one performance learning center.

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

Scenes from CCCSD Classrooms

Student, School & Staff Data

Students

Enrollment:

  • 112,084*
  • 2nd largest district in Georgia
  • 23rd largest in United States

Student Demographics*

  • White - 37.7%
  • Black - 31.0%
  • Hispanic - 21.7%
  • Asian - 5.6%
  • Multi-Racial - 3.7%
  • American Indian - <1%
  • Pacific Islander - <1%

Graduation Rate:

  • 83.8% (2016)

Percentage of Students Qualifying for Free/Reduced Lunch:

  • 44.44%*

Transiency Rate:

  • 21.47% (5/16/2017)

* Source: Georgia DOE October 2018 FTE Count

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

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: 37% of Cobb Teachers have earned advanced degrees.

As of 11/27/2017 Count Unit

Classroom Teachers 5,942 FTE
Special Education Teachers 1,332 FTE
School Counselor 265 FTE
School Social Workers 43 FTE
School Psychologist 43 FTE
Media Specialists 118 FTE
Parapro 1,343 FTE
School Nurses 123 FTE
School Administrators 353 FTE
Maintenance, Operations 883 FTE
Cafeteria, Food Service* 668 FTE
Public Safety Staff 64 FTE
School Support, Other Staff 1,477 FTE
Bus Drivers, Transportation 1,041 EMP
Other Jobs 4,363 FTE

Grand Total 18,058

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 9,037 8,812 191 34
Non-Certified 9,021 3,125 1,488 4,408
18,058 11,937 1,679 4,442

*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

Music & Fine Arts


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:

2016

  • Allatoona Football
    5A State Champions

  • Allatoona Boys Lacrosse
    5A State Champions

  • Lassiter Girls Soccer
    6A State Champions

  • McEachern Girls Basketball
    6A State Champions

  • McEachern Girls Track
    6A State Champions

  • Walton Baseball
    6A State Champions

  • Walton Girls Lacrosse
    6A State Champions

  • Walton Girls Tennis
    6A State Champions

2015

  • Kell Girls Lacrosse
    5A State Champions

  • Kennesaw Mountain Literary Team
    6A State Champions

  • McEachern Girls Basketball
    6A State Champions

  • Walton Boys Swimming
    6A State Champions

  • Walton Boys Tennis
    6A State Champions

  • Walton Girls Tennis
    6A State Champions

  • Walton Volleyball
    6A State Champions

  • Wheeler Boys Basketball
    6A State Champions

2014

  • Allatoona Rifle Team
    State Champions

  • Harrison Girls Soccer
    6A State Champions

  • Kell Girls Lacrosse
    5A State Champions

  • McEachern Girls Basketball
    2014 6A State Champions

  • North Cobb NJROTC
    2014 Navy National Academic
    Brain Brawl National Champions

  • North Cobb Volleyball
    6A State Champions

  • Pope Fast-Pitch Softball
    6A State Champions

  • Pope Wrestling (Duel)
    5A State Champions

  • Walton Boys Swimming
    6A State Champions

  • Walton Girls Tennis
    6A State Champions

2013

  • Kennesaw Mountain Literary Team
    6A State Champions

  • Pope Baseball
    5A State Champions

  • Pope Wrestling (Duel)
    5A State Champions

  • Pope Wrestling (Traditional)
    5A State Champions

  • Walton Girls Tennis
    6A State Champions

  • Walton Volleyball
    6A State Champions

2012

  • Allatoona Girls Soccer
    3A State Champions

  • Kell Boys Track & Field
    4A State Champions

  • Kennesaw Mountain Literary Team
    5A State Champions

  • McEachern Girls Basketball
    5A State Champions

  • Osborne JROTC Raider Challenge
    National Champions

  • Pope Wrestling (Duel)
    4A State Champions

  • Pope Wrestling (Traditional)
    4A State Champions

  • Walton Girls Track & Field
    5A State Champion

  • Walton Volleyball
    6A State Champions

2011

  • Harrison Girls Soccer
    5A State Champions

  • Kennesaw Mountain Literary Team
    5A State Champions

  • Kennesaw Mountain One-Act Play
    5A State Champions

  • Lassiter Girls Swimming
    5A State Champions

  • Pope Boys Tennis
    4A State Champions

  • Pope Volleyball
    4A State Champions

  • Pope Wrestling (Traditional)
    4A State Champions

  • Walton Boys Lacrosse
    5A State Champions

  • Walton Boys Soccer
    5A State Champions

  • Walton Girls Cross Country
    5A State Champions

  • Walton Girls Tennis
    5A State Champions

  • Walton Volleyball
    5A State Champions


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