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Tritt Elementary School Gains State STEM Certification

At a gathering of students, teachers, parents, and special guests in the school cafeteria, State School Superintendent Richard Woods presented Tritt Elementary with an official STEM certification banner. This achievement represented a five-year effort by the administration and staff to not only enhance instruction and stretch the teaching and learning process but also required individual professional development and differentiated teacher certification to implement.

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2016 Graduation & Commencement Schedule Online

The Cobb County School District has released the Spring 2016 Graduation and Commencement Schedule. Commencement ceremonies will be held on May 24 through May 27, 2016, at several locations throughout the county. More information about each school's ceremony, venue information as well as access to live Internet broadcasts of the ceremonies and DVD ordering information will be available in the spring.

Cobb Students Outperform the State in All Grades on the New Georgia Milestones

Cobb students performed better than the state on all eight of the End-of-Course (EOC) assessments in high school and on 24 of 24 End-of Grade (EOG) assessments in middle and elementary school. On average Cobb’s scale score was 15 points higher than the state for the EOC assessments. In middle and elementary school Cobb’s performance was particularly strong in English Language Arts. Cobb exceeded the state average scale score for English Language Arts by 17 points in Middle School and by 14 points in Elementary School.

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Cobb County School District’s Graduation Rate is the Highest in Five Years

The four-year graduation rate for the Cobb County School District Class of 2015 was 81.4 percent according to data released today by the Georgia Department of Education. The Cobb County School District outperformed the state average of 78.8 percent by 2.6 percent. Cobb’s graduation rate increased 3.2 percent from last year and has increased each year since 2011. The graduation rate has risen 7.9 percent since 2011. Five of the district’s 16 high schools had graduation rates that exceeded 90 percent.  Walton and Harrison had the highest rates in the district with 94.1 percent.

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