Cooper Middle School

Dr. Vanessa C. Watkins, Principal

Dr. Elaine Thurmond, AP. 6th   |   Mr. James Rawls, AP. 7th   |   Mrs. Tia Bryller, AP. 7th

4605 Ewing Road
Austell, GA 30106
P: 770.819.2438
F: 770.819.2440

Welcome to Cooper Middle

Principal: Dr. Vanessa C. Watkins' Blog

Cooper MS

School Hours
8:50 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. – Breakfast/Homeroom
9:15 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. – Academics

Parent Resource Room
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM

~ Mission Statement ~

The mission of Cooper Middle School is to develop a school culture that fosters pride through academic excellence.

~ Core Values ~

Respect - Integrity - Accountability


Meet and Greet
Thursday, July 30, 2015
6th grade - 4:30PM - 5:30PM
7th/8th grades - 6:00PM - 7:00PM

First day of School
Monday, August 3, 2015

Summer Reading Challenge

Power up and read!!

May 4- September 4, 2015
"Every hero has a story"

Click here for the summer poster.
Click here for the summer reading letter.
Click here for reading opportunities. 
Click here for the summer review form.

Click here for 6th grade supply list.
Click here for 7th grade supply list.
Click here for 8th grade supply list.

Cooper Middle School students visited
Lockheed Martin

S.T.E.A.M. Academy
If you are a rising 7th or 8th grader and are interested in being a part of Cooper's STEAM Academy, click here to download the application.

6th grade Field Trip
Tellus Science Museum 

Interested in assisting Cooper's STEAM program?
If so, click here to find out how.

STEAM students participated in Science Olympiad. 


STEAM presentations for Chat and Chew.

Click here to download the order form for this year's yearbook. 

Click here to view the District's Direction for Continuous Improvement Chart.

Click here to view our
School Strategic Plan.

Interested in volunteering at Cooper?  If so, email Teri Neal, the school's Secretary,
at,or click here to find information on how you can volunteer here at Cooper.

Find out what Cobb County is doing to protect students, faculty, and staff.  Click here to find out about the new security system.

Cooper Middle School is on its way to becoming a BYOD school.  Click here to view/print out the permission form.  Also, click here to find out additional information about BYOD.


Don't forget to regularly check Synergy for grades and attendance!


Carol Mickus
Teacher of the Year
Jean Alabre
Classified Employee of the Year
Sandra Tritt
Volunteer of the Year

2014-2015 PTSA Officers

Shermaine Williams, President

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