The Cobb County School District uses the Advanced Content Class as its delivery model for Gifted and Advanced Content service. Students are homogeneously grouped on the basis of academic performance/achievement in a specific academic content area. Classes include gifted and highly able students who have demonstrated exceptional ability and motivation in a particular content area as determined by local school criteria.
Curriculum: The Cobb County School district supports a differentiated curriculum for students receiving service in Advanced Content classes. Advanced Content courses differ in pace and complexity and follow an approved curriculum. Advanced Content courses are available in English/language arts, science, social studies, and foreign language (8th grade only).
Placement Criteria: Students may be placed in Advanced Content classes based on multiple measures as indicated on the attached matrix.