South Cobb High School

1920 Clay Rd
Austell, GA 30106
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
South Cobb High School serves 1,997 students in grades 9-12.
South Cobb High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 63% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,997 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 78% (Btm 50% in GA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

School Overview

South Cobb High School's student population of 1,997 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 123 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,997 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
123 teachers
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School Rankings

South Cobb High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,168 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of South Cobb High School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1550 out of 2168 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
32%
18%
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Black
57%
36%
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White
7%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.57
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Graduation Rate
78%
84%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is South Cobb High School's ranking?
South Cobb High School is ranked #1550 out of 2,168 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Georgia.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
21% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% GA state average), while 20% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% GA state average).
What is the graduation rate of South Cobb High School?
The graduation rate of South Cobb High School is 78%, which is lower than the Georgia state average of 84%.
How many students attend South Cobb High School?
1,997 students attend South Cobb High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
57% of South Cobb High School students are Black, 32% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of South Cobb High School?
South Cobb High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Georgia state average of 14:1.
What grades does South Cobb High School offer ?
South Cobb High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is South Cobb High School part of?
South Cobb High School is part of Cobb County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,997 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 78% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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