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

~ 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


  • Wednesday, September 7th - Progress Reports Go Home

  • Tuesday, September 13th - Chat and Chew at 9:30 AM in the Parent Resource Room

  • Tuesday, September 13th - Reading and Math Night from 6:30 to 8:00 PM

  • Thursday, September 15th - CogAT Testing for 7th Grade Students Only

  •  Friday, September 16th - 21st - ITBS Testing for 7th Grade Students Only

  • Thursday, September 22nd - Night of the Arts at 7:00 PM

  • Thursday, September 22nd - Title I Parent Input Meeting at 6:00 PM

  • Thursday, September 22nd - Picture Day

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

Yankee Candle Fundraiser

Help support The Cooper Foundation in raising $40,000 to modernize the media center by purchasing one or more Yankee Candles.  Please visit the The Cooper Foundation tab at the top of the page for more information.  Thank you for your support. 

Student Registration Information

 Please click here for student-registration information.

STEM Certification Day


STEM Innovations at Turner Chapel


STEM: Cobb Water Tower Competition



Cooper Middle is a PBIS School

Please View the Video Below and Click here for Additional Information

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!


Teacher of the Year:

Japonika Francis

Classified Employee of the Year:

Teri Neal


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