Cooper Middle School

Dr. Vanessa C. Watkins, Principal

Dannette Estes, AP6 | James Rawls, AP7 | Valerie Jones, AP8 | Dr. Jacobium Holliman, 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

~ 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 success for all students

~ Core Values ~

Accountability - Integrity - Respect


  • Friday, April 27th - Progress Report Distribution

  • Friday, April 27th  - Academic Assemblies:

8th Grade - 9:45 AM

7th Grade 1:00 PM

6th Grade 2:45 PM

  • Tuesday, May 1st  - Chorus Concert (6th, 7th, and 8th Grades) at  7:00 PM

  • Thursday, May 3rd Band Concert (6th and 7th Grades) at 7:00 PM

  • Friday, May 4th Field Day for 6th and  7th Grades

  • Monday, May 7th - Band Concert (8th Grade) at McEachern High School at 7:00 PM

  • Wednesday, May 9th - Orchestra Concert (6th Grade) at 7pm

  • Thursday, May 10th – Volunteer Recognition Dinner at 6:30 PM

  • Friday, May 11th - 8th Grade Dance

  • Tuesday, May 15th - Talent Show 7:00 PM

  • May 16th - 18th - Music Disney Trip

  • Thursday, May 17th - 6th Grade Honors Program at 9:45 AM

  • Friday, May 18th - 7th Grade Honors Program 9:45 AM

  • Monday, May 21st PBIS Rewards Day (All Grades)

  • Tuesday, May 22nd Early Release at 1:30 PM

  • Tuesday, May 22nd - 8th Grade Rites of Passage at McEachern High School in the Lovinggood Gym at 7:00 PM

  • Wednesday, May 23rd - Last Day of School & Early Release at 1:30 PM

  • Tuesday, May 29th - Report Cards mailed home

School Choice

    School tour for all the School Choice parents (HB-251) on April 24th at 9:30 am.


We are looking for new PTSA Officers for next year as well as a nominating committee. Please contact Chandra Southern at chandra@deliveredvessels.

Rising 6th Grade Informational Meeting

When: April 26th, 2018 at 6:30 pm

   Where:  Cooper Middle School Theater

Science & Math Summer Camps

Please click HERE for information regarding the Science Camp and click HERE to sign up.

Please click HERE for information regarding the Rising 6th Grade Summer Camp.

Eighth Grade Information

Please click HERE for 8th grade end of the year information and click HERE for additional activities and dates.

2017-2018 Yearbook

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Public Library Access for Student Success

Cooper's CCRPI Score

  •  Cooper's Score Increased By 8.1 Points For the Second Year In a Row (From 71.3 To 79.4)

  • Cooper's Score Is Now Higher Than 12 Of the 24 Middle Schools In the County.

Cooper's Cyber Cougars

Cooper's Robotics Team advanced to the state level.  The team won the super regional tournament at Clayton State University.

 Girls Who Code

Please click here for information about the Girls Who Code Club.

Cooper Teacher Shari Clark Named Phenomenal Friday Teacher of the Week

Click HERE for Additional Pictures and Information.

Cooper's 2017 - 2018 Math Team





STEM Academy Admissions

Please click here for information regarding requirements into the STEM Academy

Read 180

Please click here for Read 180 Parent information

Cooper Middle School's PTSA YouTube Channel

Please click here to access the channel

Please Click here for the 2016-2017 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.

Cooper A.I.R. Video

STEM Certification Day


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 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!

Congratulations to Cooper's 2018 Teacher of the Year Natosha Miller

Congratulations to Cooper's 2018 Classified Employee of the Year Wanda Springer

Congratulations to Cooper's 2018 Volunteer of the Year Mr. Turner


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