East Cobb Middle School

East Cobb Middle School serves 1,299 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
East Cobb Middle School operates within the Cobb County School District.

Overview

The student population of 1299 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 80 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,299 students
East Cobb Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 80 teachers
East Cobb Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade East Cobb Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 is less than the state average of 0.83. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
East Cobb Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
3%
East Cobb Middle School Asian (1994-2012)
Hispanic
20%
12%
East Cobb Middle School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
48%
37%
East Cobb Middle School Black (1994-2012)
White
24%
44%
East Cobb Middle School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups East Cobb Middle School Sch Ethnicity East Cobb Middle School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.68 0.83
East Cobb Middle School Diversity Score (1994-2012)
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.
56%
51%
East Cobb Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
8%
7%
East Cobb Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 112,433 students has grown by 5% over five years.
School District Name Cobb County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
114
5
Number of Students Managed 112,433 3,462
Cobb County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $1,108 MM n/a
Cobb County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,087 MM n/a
Cobb County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,375 $0
Cobb County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,180 $0
Cobb County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Wheeler High School (0.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is George W. Hartmann Center (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sedalia Park Elementary School (1 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Middle Schools Middle Schools  |Elementary Elementary  |Pre-K Pre-K  |Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Marietta Wheeler High School
    375 Holt Rd Ne
    Marietta , GA , 30068
    (770)578-3266
    0.1  mi  |  2079  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Marietta Sedalia Park Elementary School
    Charter School
    2230 Lower Roswell Rd
    Marietta , GA , 30068
    (770)509-5162
    Charter School
    1  mi  |  808  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Marietta Eastvalley Elementary School
    2570 Lower Roswell Rd
    Marietta , GA , 30068
    (770)578-7214
    1.1  mi  |  649  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Marietta Powers Ferry Elementary School
    403 Powers Ferry Rd Se
    Marietta , GA , 30067
    (770)578-7936
    1.6  mi  |  454  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Marietta Sope Creek Elementary School
    3320 Paper Mill Rd Se
    Marietta , GA , 30067
    (770)916-7085
    1.8  mi  |  1119  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

School Reviews

  • Recommended November 11, 2011 - Administrators are vey biased and unfair!! I came to the school to address a concern I have with my child and they treated me like I was unworthy. I have never experience this type of treatment from educator or adminstrator - Posted by Parent

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Public School Articles
Parent-Teacher Conferences: Parents’ How-To Guide
Parent-Teacher Conferences: Parents’ How-To Guide
Communicating early and often with your child’s teacher is an important aspect of ensuring your child has the best possible education. Yet, sometimes parent-teacher conferences can be stressful for a variety of factors. In this article we provide a how-to guide for making the most out of your parent-teacher conference experience.
The Parents’ Guide to Common Core
The Common Core State Standards were developed as a means to prepare K-12 students for success in college or the workforce upon graduation from high school. Since their inception, they have been adopted by 43 states. While much support has been given for the standards, many criticisms have emerged as well.
White Students are Now the Minority in U.S. Public Schools
Increasing birth rates among immigrant families from Asia and Central and South America, combined with lower birth rates among white families, means that for the first time in history, public school students in the United States are majority-minority. This shift in demographics poses difficulties for schools as they work to accommodate children of varying language abilities and socio-economic backgrounds.
Related School Videos
h 'h'

h
h

h 'h'

h
h

h 'h'

h
h

View more school videos

Did You Know?
Marietta, GA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.68, which is higher than the Georgia average of 0.38. The most diverse school in Marietta is Marietta Center For Advanced Academics. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Georgia or national school diversity statistics.