South Cobb High School

South Cobb High School serves 1,998 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the GA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 57%.
South Cobb High School operates within the Cobb County School District.
The school district's 80% graduation rate is higher than the GA state average of 69%.

School Overview

The student population of 1998 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 109 teachers has declined by 27% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,998 students
South Cobb High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % South Cobb High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 109 teachers
South Cobb High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade South Cobb High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 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 16:1
South Cobb High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
4%
South Cobb High School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
19%
13%
South Cobb High School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
66%
37%
South Cobb High School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
12%
43%
South Cobb High School White Students (1994-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
South Cobb High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.52 0.40
South Cobb High School Diversity Score (1994-2014)
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.
66%
56%
South Cobb High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
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%
South Cobb High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 110,001 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 80% has decreased from 96% 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)
Graduation Rate 80% 69%
Cobb County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
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 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
    1.2 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 818 students1550 Anderson Mill Rd
    AustellGA 30106
    (770)819-2568
    1.2PK-5818
  • AustellCooper Middle School
    1.5 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 941 students4605 Ewing Rd
    AustellGA 30106
    (770)819-2438
    1.56-8941
  • AustellAustell Elementary School
    1.7 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 512 students5600 Mulberry St
    AustellGA 30106
    (770)819-5804
    1.7PK-5512
  • MabletonMableton Elementary School
    1.8 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 965 students5220 Church St Sw
    MabletonGA 30126
    (770)975-6675
    1.8KG-5965
  • AustellGarrett Middle School
    2 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 816 students5235 Austell Powder Springs Rd
    AustellGA 30106
    (770)819-2466
    26-8816

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