South Cobb High School

  • South Cobb High School serves 2,074 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the GA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 58%.
  • South Cobb High School operates within the Cobb County School District.
  • Cobb County School District's 80% graduation rate is higher than the GA state average of 69%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2074 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 107 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,074 students
South Cobb High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % South Cobb High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 107 teachers
South Cobb High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade South Cobb High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.51 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 16:1
South Cobb High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
1%
4%
South Cobb High School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
22%
14%
South Cobb High School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
66%
37%
South Cobb High School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
10%
42%
South Cobb High School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
South Cobb High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
3%
South Cobb High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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 0.41
South Cobb High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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%
57%
South Cobb High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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 (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Cobb County School District's student population of 111,751 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 80% has decreased from 96% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,104 is higher than the state average of $10,007. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,494 is less than the state average of $9,869. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four years.
School District Name Cobb County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
111
5
Number of Students Managed 111,751 3,306
Cobb County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 80% 69%
Cobb County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $1,111 MM $33 MM
Cobb County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $1,044 MM $33 MM
Cobb County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,104 $10,007
Cobb County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,494 $9,869
Cobb County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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