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  1. Academics
    B+
  2. Diversity
    A+
  3. Teachers
    B+
  4. College Prep
    A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A
  6. Health & Safety
    B
  7. Administration
    B+
  8. Sports
    A+
  9. Food
    B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B
Cobb County Schools is a highly rated, public school district located in Marietta, GA. It has 112,708 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 50% of students are at least proficient in math and 51% in reading.
Address
514 Glover Street
Marietta, GA 30061
Telephone
(770) 426-3300

Cobb County Schools Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
51%
Percent Proficient - Math
50%
Average Graduation Rate
84%
Average SAT
1150
4,878 responses
Average ACT
26
2,614 responses
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Students

Diversity
A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
112,708
Free or Reduced Lunch
44.1%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$54,018
Teachers in First/Second Year
8.5%

Finances

Total Expenses
$1,099,583,000
Expenses Per Student
$9,494/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    65%
  • Support Services
    29%
  • Other
    6%

Cobb County Schools Reviews

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I believe Cobb County is very peaceful. I rarely speak nor hear anyone speak negatively about Cobb County. Since elementary school my experience with Cobb County schools has opened the door for so many great opportunities. Teachers and administration are always there to help. The Cobb County board of education in general help to create an outstanding path for the leaders of tomorrow. In my high school there is something for everyone. Based on your interest you are given the opportunity to choose from a variety of clubs and organizations. Not only are there clubs to choose from but they have something for the athletes as well. There are many different sports to choose from such as soccer, basketball, swimming, dance, lacrosse, and many more. McEachern High School's open campus is very diverse. It is crazy how many different types of people and personalities you can run into. Cobb County is my home. I feel protected here because there is always someone or something to help!
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I love Cobb County! I have always loved learning and thriving in this community. There is tons of diversity, caring teachers and staff, and a safe and secure environment. Everyone cares about each other. I have not faced any problems in this county. The only downside is that there is a bit of a lack in club involvement and school spirit at my personal school. I wish that would change but that's the only thing! I definitely love this area and recommend it to anyone.
I loved the environment and atmosphere that pope high school had. The amount of amazing teachers and staff is unexplainable. Neighboring high school students always complained about their student life and how strict the teachers were. meanwhile, I was becoming BFFs with my teachers!