Family Information Guide


2023-2024 Family Information Guide

Each year, the Cobb County School District (District) provides families with a variety of information regarding specific District policies, rules, and programs.  The Family Information Guide (Guide) contains a wealth of information about the District including the Student Code of Conduct, as well as information about privacy rights, important dates, and more.

This year’s Guide contains information regarding:
Important Dates to Remember
An A-Z Guide to the District
Notification Regarding the Telephone Consumer Protection Act
Right to Know Professional Qualifications of Teachers and Paraprofessionals
Medication and Health Care at School: Questions and Answers
Complaint Procedure under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965
Notification of Online Learning Options
Internet Acceptable Use
Homeless Students
Compulsory Attendance Law
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) (including directory information)
Notice of Right of Students and Parents under Section 504
Chart of Responsibilities for Responses to Civil Rights Concerns
Information Regarding Discrimination and/or Harassment
Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment (PPRA)
Code of Conduct (Administrative Rule JCDA-R)
Interscholastic Activities (Administrative Rule IDF-R)
    School Calendar

Additional information regarding local school programs, including school clubs and student organizations, can be found on individual school websites. In addition, many local schools also publish individual school student handbooks. If you have any questions about the information contained in the Guide, please contact your local school administrator to discuss your questions.

The Georgia Department of Education requires that we keep a record that shows all parents and guardians received the Guide. Please take the time to review the information contained in the Guide and complete the attached Receipt of Family Information Guide (Form JCDA-3) to document your review of the Guide and return the form to your child’s school.