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Cobb County School District
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Students Outperform State in All Grades on Georgia Milestones

Cobb students performed better than the state on all eight of the End-of-Course assessments in high school and on 24 of 24 End-of Grade assessments in middle and elementary school. On average Cobb’s scale score was 15 points higher than the state for the EOC assessments. Read more


Graduation Rate Highest in Five Years

The four-year graduation rate for the Cobb County School District Class of 2015 was 81.4 percent according to data released by
the Georgia Department of Education. The Cobb County School District outperformed the state average of 78.8 percent by 2.6 percent. Read more

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Cobb Tank Competition Nets Big Catch For Twelve Cobb Schools

Teachers from across the county recently competed for and won a total of $83,400 to implement innovation in their classrooms through a program called Cobb Tank. Read more



Board Chairman Randy Scamihorn (at left)
with Special Olympian Shannon Laffey (in yellow),
her family, and Principal Mark Trachtenbroit.

Kennesaw Mountain High Special Olympian Brings Home The Gold

Shannon Laffey, a Transition Academy student at Kennesaw Mountain High School, recently competed in the Down Syndrome World Gymnastics Championships in Motara, Italy, winning the gold medal in the balance beam and silver medals in the uneven bars, floor, and all-around. The games were held on November 13-15, 2015. Read more


Lewis Elementary Welcomes Home Sailor Pearce

Tritt Elementary Gains State STEM Certification

Cobb Executive Women Host Superintendent Ragsdale & First Lady Sandra Deal

Arts Integration at Powder Springs Elementary


Cobb County Board of Education
Randy Scamihorn, Chair - Brad Wheeler, Vice-Chair
Susan Thayer - David Morgan - David Chastain - David Banks - Scott Sweeney
Superintendent, Chris Ragsdale

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