Cooper Middle School

Dr. Vanessa C. Watkins, Principal

Dr. Elaine Thurmond, AP6 | James Rawls, AP7 | Valerie Jones. AP8 | Dannette Estes, SSA.

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

Welcome to Cooper Middle

Principal: Dr. Vanessa C. Watkins' Blog


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


  • Wednesday, May 18th at 7:00 PM - 7th and 8th Grade Orchestra Concert

  • Thursday, May 19th - 6th and 7th Grade Field Day

  • Friday, May 20th - 8 grade Picnic and Field Day

  • Friday, May 20th - Students take home all items out of lockers.

  • Monday, May 23rd at 6:30 PM - 6th and 7th grade Honor's Night

  • May 24th and 25th - Early Release Days (Students are released at 1:30 PM)

  • Tuesday, May 24th at 7:00 PM - Eighth Grade Rites of Passage Ceremony at McEachern High School (For additional information click on the 8th Grade Corner link located on the blue panel)

  • Wednesday, May 25th - Last Day of School


Parent Volunteers Needed:

Please click HERE  to volunteer to help with the PBIS rewards day.

Please click HERE to volunteer to help with field day activities.

Title I CMS Parent Survey

Parents, please take a few minutes to complete these Title I surveys.  There are two parts to the survey.

Please click here to complete Part I of the CMS parent survey. 

Please click here to complete Part II of the CMS parent survey.

Please click here to complete the District Parent Input Survey

Student Registration Information

 Please click here for student-registration information.

Box Tops for Education

Please click here to register to support Cooper Middle School with your box tops (school ID: 959789).

World Languages and Dual Language Immersion

Please click on the following links for information regarding World Languages and Dual Language Immersion

Public Comment Form K-12

Content Recommendations K-12

Online Access Links K-12 WL for recommended resources

Summer Programs & Camps

Summer School Information

Please click here for information regarding summer school

South Cobb High School Summer Bridge Academy

Please click here if you are an 8th grade student expecting to attend South Cobb High School and you are interested in attending their Summer Bridge Academy.

Robotics Camp

Click here for information on summer camps at Walton High School.

Math/Science Summer Bridge Camp

Please click here for information regarding the Math/Science Summer Bridge Camp.

STEM Innovations at Turner Chapel


STEM: Cobb Water Tower Competition



Cooper Clubs

Parents, please click here to view the clubs that we are offering this year!!!!

Cooper Middle is a PBIS School

Please View the Video Below and Click here for Additional Information

Congratulations to Our 2015 - 2016 Cobb County Middle SchoolTeacher Of The Year:


Please click HERE for important directions.

Please watch the video in its entirety for instructions about downloading Office 365.

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.

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
Sandra Tritt
Volunteer of the Year

Jean Alabre
Classified Employee of the Year

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