R.L. Osborne High School
The history of R.L. Osborne High School stretches back for more than 120 years, making it the oldest high school in Cobb County. Established as the Olive Springs Community School in 1881 as a one-room school house, the school went through numerous incarnations before becoming a fully accredited senior high school in 1928 and moving to its present location in 1962.
The school is named after R.L. Osborne, who served as principal of Olive Springs for nine years starting in 1919.
Today, the school embraces the dynamic nature of a different community, offering numerous cultural opportunities, advanced placement courses and extracurricular activities.
Dr. Charlotte Stowers is the current principal.
- Fax: 770-437-5900
- Hours: Mon - Fri, 8:20am - 3:30pm
- Handicap Accessible: Yes
- Founding Date: 1881
- Number of students: 1,600
- Public/Private: Public
- Parking: Free lot
- Number of faculty: 125
- Grade levels: Ninth through twelve grade
- Special education: Yes
- Features: Auditorium/stage, Cafeteria, Computer lab, Language lab, Library, Science lab, Sports facilities
- Advanced placement courses: Art, English, Foreign Language, Math, Science and Social Studies
- Extracurricular activities available: Student Government, JROTC, Red Regiment Band, Yearbook, The Cardinal newspaper, Debate and more.
- Student clubs: National Honor Society, Foreign Language Clubs, Key Club, Dance, Business Clubs and more
- Sports teams: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Wrestling