Cobb County School District

514 Glover Street
Marietta, GA 30061
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%

Top Rankings

Cobb County School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Georgia for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 110 public schools serving 106,970 students in Cobb County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Georgia.
Public Schools in Cobb County School District have an average math proficiency score of 39% (versus the Georgia public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 39% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the Georgia public school average of 63% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (GA)
# Schools
110 Schools
2,315 Schools
# Students
106,970 Students
1,744,208 Students
# Teachers
7,289 Teachers
117,250 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Cobb County School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 220 school districts in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 87% has increased from 84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (GA)
Overall District Rank
#44 out of 221 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Cobb County  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Cobb County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cobb County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
87%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Cobb County  School District and public school graduation rate of GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.73
0.70
# American Indian Students
238 Students
3,504 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
6,241 Students
78,015 Students
% Asian Students
6%
5%
# Hispanic Students
26,153 Students
306,384 Students
% Hispanic Students
25%
18%
# Black Students
32,283 Students
633,654 Students
% Black Students
30%
36%
# White Students
36,843 Students
643,632 Students
% White Students
34%
37%
# Hawaiian Students
86 Students
1,805 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
5,126 Students
77,009 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
767
46,839
# Students in K Grade:
7,112
121,861
# Students in 1st Grade:
7,389
121,992
# Students in 2nd Grade:
7,593
124,041
# Students in 3rd Grade:
7,448
125,014
# Students in 4th Grade:
7,701
126,719
# Students in 5th Grade:
7,935
128,811
# Students in 6th Grade:
8,050
130,871
# Students in 7th Grade:
8,384
136,904
# Students in 8th Grade:
8,675
140,530
# Students in 9th Grade:
10,385
160,653
# Students in 10th Grade:
8,950
137,060
# Students in 11th Grade:
7,920
125,123
# Students in 12th Grade:
8,661
117,790
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,747 is higher than the state median of $14,333. The school district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,614 is higher than the state median of $13,458. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (GA)
Total Revenue
$1,578 MM
$24,999 MM
This chart display total revenue of Cobb County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$1,456 MM
$23,473 MM
This chart display total spending of Cobb County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,747
$14,333
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Cobb County  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,614
$13,458
This chart display average spending per public school student in Cobb County  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Cobb County School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Dickerson Middle School
Math: 82% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
855 Woodlawn Dr Ne
Marietta, GA 30068
(770) 578-2710
Grades: 6-8
| 1,208 students
Rank: #22.
Mount Bethel Elementary School
Math: 79% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1210 Johnson Ferry Rd
Marietta, GA 30068
(770) 578-7248
Grades: PK-5
| 992 students
Rank: #33.
Sope Creek Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
3320 Paper Mill Rd Se
Marietta, GA 30067
(770) 916-7085
Grades: PK-5
| 1,058 students
Rank: #44.
Dodgen Middle School
Math: 79% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1725 Bill Murdock Rd
Marietta, GA 30062
(770) 578-2726
Grades: 6-8
| 1,208 students
Rank: #55.
Timber Ridge Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5000 Timber Ridge Rd
Marietta, GA 30068
(770) 642-5621
Grades: PK-5
| 482 students
Rank: #66.
Tritt Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4435 Post Oak Tritt Rd
Marietta, GA 30062
(770) 642-5630
Grades: PK-5
| 807 students
Rank: #77.
Murdock Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2320 Murdock Rd
Marietta, GA 30062
(770) 509-5071
Grades: PK-5
| 935 students
Rank: #88.
Mountain View Elementary School
Math: 73% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3151 Sandy Plains Rd
Marietta, GA 30066
(770) 578-7265
Grades: PK-5
| 773 students
Rank: #99.
East Side Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3850 Roswell Rd
Marietta, GA 30062
(770) 578-7200
Grades: PK-5
| 1,128 students
Rank: #1010.
Mabry Middle School
Math: 68% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2700 Jims Rd Ne
Marietta, GA 30066
(770) 928-5546
Grades: 6-8
| 887 students
Rank: #1111.
Shallowford Falls Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3529 Lassiter Rd
Marietta, GA 30062
(770) 642-5610
Grades: PK-5
| 609 students
Rank: #1212.
Walton High School
Charter School
Math: 66% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1590 Bill Murdock Rd
Marietta, GA 30062
(770) 578-3225
Grades: 9-12
| 2,689 students
Rank: #1313.
Garrison Mill Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4111 Wesley Chapel Rd
Marietta, GA 30062
(770) 642-5600
Grades: PK-5
| 677 students
Rank: #1414.
Hightower Trail Middle School
Math: 64% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3905 Post Oak Tritt Rd
Marietta, GA 30062
(770) 578-7225
Grades: 6-8
| 1,022 students
Rank: #1515.
Rocky Mount Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2400 Rocky Mountain Rd Ne
Marietta, GA 30066
(770) 591-5050
Grades: PK-5
| 562 students
Rank: #1616.
Simpson Middle School
Math: 55% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3340 Trickum Rd Ne
Marietta, GA 30066
(770) 971-4711
Grades: 6-8
| 868 students
Rank: #1717.
Ford Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1345 Mars Hill Rd Nw
Acworth, GA 30101
(678) 594-8092
Grades: PK-5
| 774 students
Rank: #1818.
Durham Middle School
Math: 54% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2891 Mars Hill Rd Nw
Acworth, GA 30101
(770) 975-6641
Grades: 6-8
| 999 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Davis Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2433 Jamerson Rd
Marietta, GA 30066
(678) 494-7636
Grades: PK-5
| 610 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Kemp Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
865 Corner Rd
Powder Springs, GA 30127
(678) 594-8158
Grades: PK-5
| 908 students
Rank: #2121.
Due West Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3900 Due West Rd Nw
Marietta, GA 30064
(678) 594-8071
Grades: PK-5
| 590 students
Rank: #2222.
Pope High School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3001 Hembree Rd Ne
Marietta, GA 30062
(770) 578-7900
Grades: 9-12
| 1,855 students
Rank: #2323.
Kincaid Elementary School
Math: 52% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1410 Kincaid Rd
Marietta, GA 30066
(770) 578-7238
Grades: PK-5
| 578 students
Rank: #2424.
Cheatham Hill Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1350 John Ward Rd Sw
Marietta, GA 30064
(678) 594-8034
Grades: PK-5
| 1,019 students
Rank: #2525.
King Springs Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1041 Reed Rd Se
Smyrna, GA 30082
(678) 842-6944
Grades: PK-5
| 1,050 students
Rank: #2626.
Vaughan Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5950 Nichols Rd
Powder Springs, GA 30127
(678) 594-8298
Grades: PK-5
| 645 students
Rank: #2727.
Pickett's Mill Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6400 Old Stilesboro Rd Nw
Acworth, GA 30101
(770) 975-7172
Grades: PK-5
| 683 students
Rank: #2828.
Frey Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2865 Mars Hill Rd Nw
Acworth, GA 30101
(770) 975-6655
Grades: PK-5
| 745 students
Rank: #2929.
Lost Mountain Middle School
Math: 47% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
700 Old Mountain Rd Nw
Kennesaw, GA 30152
(678) 594-8224
Grades: 6-8
| 995 students
Rank: #3030.
Addison Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3055 Ebenezer Rd
Marietta, GA 30066
(770) 578-2700
Grades: PK-5
| 640 students
Rank: #3131.
Bullard Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3656 Old Stilesboro Rd Nw
Kennesaw, GA 30152
(678) 594-8720
Grades: PK-5
| 754 students
Rank: #3232.
Lovinggood Middle School
Math: 43% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3825 Luther Ward Rd
Powder Springs, GA 30127
(678) 331-3015
Grades: 6-8
| 1,260 students
Rank: #3333.
Still Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
870 Casteel Rd
Powder Springs, GA 30127
(678) 594-8287
Grades: PK-5
| 744 students
Rank: #3434.
Mcclure Middle School
Math: 43% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3660 Old Stilesboro Rd Nw
Kennesaw, GA 30152
(678) 331-8131
Grades: 6-8
| 1,007 students
Rank: #3535.
Harrison High School
Math: 37% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4500 Due West Rd Nw
Kennesaw, GA 30152
(678) 594-8104
Grades: 9-12
| 2,243 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Cobb County School District?
Cobb County School District manages 110 public schools serving 106,970 students.
What is the rank of Cobb County School District?
Cobb County School District is ranked #41 out of 220 school districts in Georgia (top 20%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Georgia school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%), Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Cobb County School District?
34% of Cobb County School District students are White, 30% of students are Black, 25% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Asian, and 5% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Cobb County School District?
Cobb County School District has a student/teacher ratio of 15:1, which is equal to the Georgia state average of 15:1.
What is Cobb County School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $13,614 is higher than the state median of $13,458. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 110 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 106,970 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 66%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 87% (Btm 50% in GA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 39% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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