Cooper Middle School

Cooper Middle School serves 941 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the GA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Cooper Middle School operates within the Cobb County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 941 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has declined by 22% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 941 students
Cooper Middle School Total Students (2002-2014)
Gender % Cooper Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 56 teachers
Cooper Middle School Total Teachers (2002-2014)
Students by Grade Cooper Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Cooper Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2002-2014)
Asian
1%
4%
Cooper Middle School Asian Students (2002-2014)
Hispanic
15%
13%
Cooper Middle School Black Students (2002-2014)
Black
75%
37%
Cooper Middle School Black Students (2002-2014)
White
6%
43%
Cooper Middle School White Students (2002-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Cooper Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Cooper Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown GA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.41 0.40
Cooper Middle School Diversity Score (2002-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
63%
56%
Cooper Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
6%
Cooper Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 110,001 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,277 is less than the state average of $10,365. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,889 is less than the state average of $9,935. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Cobb County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
115
5
Number of Students Managed 110,001 3,213
Cobb County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $1,102 MM $36 MM
Cobb County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $1,061 MM $34 MM
Cobb County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,277 $10,365
Cobb County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,889 $9,935
Cobb County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is South Cobb High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Garrett Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Clarkdale Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • AustellClarkdale Elementary School
    1.2 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 624 students4725 Ewing Rd
    AustellGA 30106
    (770)819-2422
    1.2PK-5624
  • AustellGarrett Middle School
    1.2 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 816 students5235 Austell Powder Springs Rd
    AustellGA 30106
    (770)819-2466
    1.26-8816
  • AustellSouth Cobb High School
    1.5 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1998 students1920 Clay Rd
    AustellGA 30106
    (770)819-2611
    1.59-121998
  • AustellAustell Elementary School
    1.8 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 512 students5600 Mulberry St
    AustellGA 30106
    (770)819-5804
    1.8PK-5512
  • AustellSanders Elementary School
    2.1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 818 students1550 Anderson Mill Rd
    AustellGA 30106
    (770)819-2568
    2.1PK-5818

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