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 declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 112 teachers has declined by 25% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,965 students
South Cobb High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 112 teachers
South Cobb High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade South Cobb High School Student 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
South Cobb High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
3%
South Cobb High School Asian Students (1994-2013)
Hispanic
18%
13%
South Cobb High School Black Students (1994-2013)
Black
67%
37%
South Cobb High School Black Students (1994-2013)
White
12%
44%
South Cobb High School White Students (1994-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
South Cobb High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups South Cobb High 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.
0.51 0.40
South Cobb High School Diversity Score (1994-2013)
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%
South Cobb High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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%
South Cobb High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 114,317 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 78% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,375 is higher than the state average of $9,939. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,180 is less than the state average of $10,367. The district spending/student has grown by 10% over four years.
School District Name Cobb County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
116
5
Number of Students Managed 114,317 3,197
Cobb County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 78% 66%
Cobb County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $1,108 MM $34 MM
Cobb County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,087 MM $36 MM
Cobb County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,375 $9,939
Cobb County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,180 $10,367
Cobb County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Grades Students
  • AustellSanders Elementary School
    1550 Anderson Mill Rd
    AustellGA 30106
    (770)819-2568
    1.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 817 students                      
  • AustellCooper Middle School
    4605 Ewing Rd
    AustellGA 30106
    (770)819-2438
    1.5 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 941 students                      
  • AustellAustell Elementary School
    5600 Mulberry St
    AustellGA 30106
    (770)819-5804
    1.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 444 students                      
  • MabletonMableton Elementary School
    5220 Church St Sw
    MabletonGA 30126
    (770)975-6675
    1.8 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 930 students                      
  • MabletonSky View Elementary School
    5805 Dunn Rd Sw
    MabletonGA 30126
    (770)819-2584
    1.9 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 396 students                      

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