About CITA


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The Cobb Innovation & Technology Academy (CITA) is an innovative CTAE educational program. CITA will provide students with hands-on learning experiences and career opportunities through district, post-secondary and industry partnerships. The courses offered are divided into three distinct pillars: Maker Industries, Emerging Technologies, and Community and Healthcare Services. Within each pillar are career and technical courses aligned to pathways. The tuition-free academy is open to students throughout the Cobb County School District. District-wide centralized bus transportation is provided for students admitted to the Cobb Innovation & Technology Academy via the magnet bus routes. CITA students are given the opportunity to work collaboratively with business and industry partners to engage in valuable learning experiences. Students will explore employability skills as they grow to meet the demands of the future workforce.

Applicants interested in applying for the Cobb Innovation & Technology Academy, for the 2025-2026 school year, should check back in October 2024 for the electronic application.

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Cognia Review

Cobb families know the Cobb County School District has a reputation for excellence, as Cobb’s students consistently perform better than their peers. You could live anywhere, yet over 200,000 parents choose to raise their children in Cobb. You know that a Cobb education gives your children a competitive advantage for scholarships, college, future employment, and life. 

Once again, Cobb families can feel even more confident their students are receiving a high-quality education following the most recent accreditation review by Cognia, one of Cobb’s accrediting agencies and one of the largest in the world. 

After recently completing an Accreditation Engagement Review, which took almost one year to complete, every school in Cobb County has been accredited for an additional six years.