South Cobb High School

South Cobb High School serves 1,965 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
South Cobb High School operates within the Cobb County School District.
The school district's 78% graduation rate is higher than the GA state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 1965 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 112 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,965 students
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 112 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 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 18:1 15:1
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
18%
13%
Black
67%
37%
White
12%
44%
Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.51 0.40
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%
52%
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.
10%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 114,317 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 78% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Cobb County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
116
5
Number of Students Managed 114,317 3,197
Graduation Rate 78% 66%
District Total Revenue $1,108 MM $34 MM
District Spending $1,087 MM $36 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,375 $9,939
District Spending / Student $10,180 $10,367
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Pebblebrook High School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Cooper Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sanders Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • AustellSanders Elementary School
    1550 Anderson Mill Rd
    AustellGA 30106
    (770)819-2568
    1.2 mi | 817 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • AustellCooper Middle School
    4605 Ewing Rd
    AustellGA 30106
    (770)819-2438
    1.5 mi | 941 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • AustellAustell Elementary School
    5600 Mulberry St
    AustellGA 30106
    (770)819-5804
    1.7 mi | 444 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MabletonMableton Elementary School
    5220 Church St Sw
    MabletonGA 30126
    (770)975-6675
    1.8 mi | 930 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • MabletonSky View Elementary School
    5805 Dunn Rd Sw
    MabletonGA 30126
    (770)819-2584
    1.9 mi | 396 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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