Cooper Middle School

Dr. Vanessa C. Watkins, Principal

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

Ms. Valerie Jones. AP. 8th    |   Ms. 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


Cooper Middle School’s Jamie Richardson along with her art students won Cobb County’s Shark Tank competition.  They were awarded $10,200!


Please click here for information on Cooper's Jeans Campaign


 Cobb Water Tower Competition



November 23rd- November 27th: Thanksgiving Holidays

Thursday, December 3rd- 7th  & 8th  Grade Band Concert - 7:00pm 

2015 Cooper Super Bowl Reading Challenge

Please click here for information regarding this year's reading challenge

Helpful Resources for Parents and Students:

Below is a list of resources and suggestions available to assist students with their academics.

  • Teacher Blogs (click on Faculty & Staff above)

  • Synergy Parentvue (Contact the front office to register)

  • USATest Prep (Log-in information can be obtained from your child's teacher)

  • (Online tutorials)




Cooper Clubs

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

Bullying Form 

Please click here for The Harassment and Bullying Student Complaint Form

High School Information:

Rising 9th Grade Parent Meeting (McEachern ONLY) - Wednesday, November 11th at 6:30pm

8th Grade Parent Night & Electives Fair Thursday, November 19
th (see flyer below)

Please click here for information regarding high school opportunities.

 Cooper College Bound Trip to Kennesaw State University


Cooper Middle is a PBIS School

Please View the Video Below and Click here for Additional Information

Cooper AIR #2 from Ralph Basui Watkins on Vimeo.

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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