Empowering Dreams for the Future

About The Cobb County School District

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As the second largest school system in Georgia, the Cobb County School District (CCSD) is responsible for educating more than 109,000 students in a diverse, constantly changing suburban environment.

Our mission is Creating and Supporting Pathways for Success.

Our vision is Empowering Dreams for the Future.

Read more about our Core Values, Beliefs & Goals  |  Review the CCSD Strategic Plan (PDF)


Students

  • Enrollment (3/2014): 109,760
    - Second largest in Georgia
    - 24th largest in United States
  • Student Demographics (3/2014)
    White 41.1%
    Black 31.7%
    Hispanic 18.6%
    Asian 5.0%
    Multi-Racial 3.3%
    American Indian <1%
    Pacific Islander <1%
  • Graduation Rate: 76.5 % (2013)
  • Percentage of Students Qualifying for Free/Reduced Lunch - 45.0%
  • Transiency Rate - 22.64%

Schools

Total number of schools - 114

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

CCSD is the second largest employer in Cobb County with 13,526 employees:

  • 5,538 Classroom Teachers
  • 1,452 Special Education Teachers
  • 263 School Counselors
  • 35 School Social Workers
  • 49 School Psychologists
  • 127 Media Specialists
  • 1,307 Paraprofessionals
  • 126 School Nurses
  • 330 School administrators
  • 1,072 Bus Drivers, Transportation
  • 717 Maintenance, Operations
  • 1,059 Cafeteria, Food Service
  • 41 Public Safety Staff
  • 1,407 School Support, Other Staff
  • 61 % of Cobb teachers have earned advanced degrees.

Academic Success and Progress


Cobb County: A Thriving Metro Atlanta Community


Music & Fine Arts


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: