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Cobb School District SAT Scores Increase For Third Year in a Row

Cobb School District SAT Scores Increase For Third Year in a Row: Six Schools Achieve Double-Digit Increases

SAT scores for the Cobb County School District increased by four points and remain well above the averages for both the state and nation. The CCSD class of 2016 posted an average score of 1520, which is 61 points higher than the state average and 36 points higher than the national average.

“For the third straight year our students have continued to make gains in the overall SAT score for the district,” said Cobb County School District Superintendent Chris Ragsdale. “Our continued success is a testament to the dedication and hard work of our entire team.” Read more

Ed-SPLOST V Notebook

District Releases Ed-SPLOST V Notebook

During the CCSD Board Work Session on September 14, 2016, the Education Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax V (Ed-SPLOST V) Notebook for 2019 - 2023 was released to the public for review. This document outlines the proposed receipts and expenditures associated with Ed-SPLOST V. Click here to review the Ed-SPLOST V Notebook

GA DOE 2015-16 Title I Reward Schools

Georgia DOE 2015-16 Title I Reward Schools

The Reward School recognition is based among the 10% of the state’s Title I schools making the most progress in improving the performance of the “all students” group over three years on the statewide assessments. Cobb County School District has four schools that have been designated as Reward Schools. Congratulations to:

Dowell Elementary School Griffin Middle School
Cooper Middle School Tapp Middle School

Transition to Life: Exploring The Possibilities

The Cobb County School District along with the Marietta City School District is sponsoring a transition fair for students exploring postsecondary programs leading to college and career readiness.

Transition to Life: Exploring The Possibilities will be held Thursday October 13th, from 4:30-7:00 pm at Marietta High School located at 1171 Whitlock Avenue, NW, Marietta, Georgia 30064.

Speakers and vendors from the community will share and provide information about two year technical/college programs, four-year university programs, college inclusive postsecondary programs, college disability counselors, Cobb & Douglas County Community Services Board, Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency, Goodwill Industries, Roosevelt Warm Springs, and Cobb Performance Learning Center (PLC).

Speakers will begin thirty minute sessions at 4:30 p.m. The Vendor Fair will open at 4:30 p.m. and continue until 7:00 p.m. Click here to view the agenda.

Spanish interpreters will be available.  Transition Fair participants may request an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter by contacting Susan Self at

Learning Resources Public Review Fall 2016

Learning Resources Public Review Fall 2016

The Cobb County School District is offering the community an opportunity to review learning resources being recommended for use in 3 - 12 English Language Arts and K – 12 ESOL.

Print and digital materials will be available for public review, Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, September 19 – October 28, 2016 at the following location:

  • CCSD Hawthorne Center - Room 139
    1595 Hawthorne Avenue, Smyrna, GA.

Digital materials may be accessed at:

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Dates You Need To Know

Fall Break
Sep. 26-30, 2016
Conference Week
Elementary & Middle School Students
Released 2 Hours Early
Oct. 17-21, 2016
TOTY Pep Rally
Oct. 25, 2016

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