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

Cooper Middle School is Now a State Certified STEM School
We are so excited to announce that Cooper's STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Academy has received state certification. This means our STEM teachers and students have successfully satisfied the requirements for certification from the state of Georgia in addition to the Cobb County certification that we received last spring.  Please join us in congratulating all of the faculty, staff, and students who worked so hard to make this possible.



~ Vision Statement ~

We will work with parents, students, and the community to teach and prepare all students for success in high school, college, and careers for the 21st century.

~ Mission Statement ~

To ensure academic sucess for all students

~ Core Values ~

Respect - Integrity - Accountability

Cooper Spotlighted in CCSD Magazine

      Please click here for a link to the magazine and reference pages 8 and 43.

Cooper Middle School's PTSA YouTube Channel

Please click here to access the channel

Congratulations to Carol Mickus for Receiving Voya's Unsung

Heroes Grant for Teachers

$27,000 for Science Collaboration with Clarkdale Elementary!!

8th Grade Cooper College Bound Field Trip to The University of West Georgia

 Thursday, November 10th Team 8-1

 Thursday, November 17th Team 8-2

 Monday, October 31st $30 due

Please click here for the permission slip

Georgia Milestones End of Grade Study/ Resource

Please click here for a link to help prepare for the Georgia Milestones.

Student Username: Lunch Number

Password: COOPER


  • Tuesday, December 6th - Sixth grade band winter concert- at 7 PM.

  • Tuesday, December 6th - PTSA Spirit Night at Stevie B’s from 4PM to 8PM

  • Wednesday, February 1st at 9:15 AM - Pebblebrook Magnet Auditions at Cooper Middle School's Auditorium
  • December 22nd - January 4th Winter Holiday Break

Please click here for the 2015 - 2016 Cobb County School District Strategic Plan.

Access to eReads/eBooks for READ 180 and System 44

Please click here for directions to access eReads and eBooks at home.

Student Registration Information

Please click here for student-registration information.

STEM Certification Day

STEM Innovations at Turner Chapel

STEM: Cobb Water Tower Competition

6th grade Field Trip: Tellus Science Museum

STEAM students participated in Science Olympiad

STEAM presentations for Chat and Chew

Cooper Middle is a PBIS School

Please View the Video Below and Click Here for Additional Information

Congratulations Japonika Francis  

2016 - 2017 Teacher of the Year

Congratulation Teri Neal

2016 - 2017 Classified Employee 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 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!


Teacher of the Year:

Japonika Francis

Classified Employee of the Year:

Teri Neal

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