Superintendent Dr. Michael Hinojosa
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Dr. Michael Hinojosa
Welcome to The Cobb County School District!
Our success as the 2nd largest school district in Georgia is evidenced through our students,
and we help them maximize their learning potential through a firm commitment to hiring quality teachers,
engaging our families, and partnering with our community.
In Cobb our students outpace their peers across the nation on standardized tests, many of our
schools are state and national schools of excellence, and our graduation rate of 84% is one of the
highest in country. We offer a variety of opportunities for students and you’ll find it all on our
website. Thank you for visiting!
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Dr. Hinojosa's Bio
In June 2011, Dr. Michael Hinojosa was named superintendent of the Cobb County School District, the nation’s 25th largest
school district with a student population of approximately 107,000. His career in public education, from teacher and coach
to superintendent of six school systems, spans more than three decades. Prior to joining Cobb, Dr. Hinojosa served as a
superintendent/CEO for the Dallas Independent School District in Texas.
With a firm belief that education and not environment is the key to a student’s success, he has led several school districts
to improved student achievement. Dr. Hinojosa’s recognitions include being named 2002 Superintendent of the Year by the Texas
Association of School Boards and 2005 Superintendent of the Year by the University of Texas at Austin. He was honored as
Distinguished Alumnus by the College of Education at Texas Tech University and is past president of the Texas Association of
Dr. Hinojosa holds a doctorate in education from the University of Texas at Austin. He and wife Kitty have two sons,
one attending Harvard University and another attending Princeton University. He has a son from a previous marriage who graduated
from Texas Tech University.