Communities in Schools of Marietta/Cobb County is a non-profit organization dedicated to keeping kids in school and…More increasing high school graduation rates.
The group works in both the Marietta City and Cobb County school systems offering parental education and information resources, an ambassador leadership program for youth mentoring, graduation incentive programs and a literacy program for elementary students.
Cobb County Christian School 545 Lorene Dr SW, Marietta, GA30060 Cobb County Christian School is a nonprofit, nondenominational Christian school operated by the Open Bible Tabernacle.…More Established in 1971, the school offers education from kindergarten through high school and uses the ABeka and School of Tomorrow curricula.
As the second-largest school system in Georgia and the 26th-largest in the United States, the Cobb County School…More District educates more than 106,000 students through programs at 114 schools across the county. The schools include 69 elementary schools, 25 middle schools and 16 high schools, along with two special education centers, an adult education center and a performance learning center for students at risk of dropping out of school.
The school district employs more than 14,000 people, about 5,900 of whom are classroom teachers. These staffing numbers make the Cobb County School District the largest employer in the county.
A seven-member Board of Education, elected by districts to four-year terms, approves policy and direction of the school district. For day-to-day operations, the board appoints a school superintendent.
Michael Hinojosa serves as the Cobb County School District superintendent.
Cheatham Hill Elementary School 1350 John Ward Rd SW, Marietta, GA30064 Cheatham Hill Elementary, nestled in a neighborhood near Kennesaw National Battlefield park, opened in 1997 to relieve…More overcrowding in other West Cobb elementary schools. The school currently caters to more than 1,000 students in grades Kindergarten through five. Belinda Walters-Brazile serves as principal of this Cobb County school.
Cobb County Youth Museum 649 Cheatham Hill Dr SW, Marietta, GA30064 Cobb County Youth Museum located off Whitlock Dr. in Marietta offers children of all ages a chance to learn history and…More social and cultural events using visual and media avenues through the integration of instructional and hands on activities. School bus tours are available with reservations only September through May. Admission is $7 per person.
Smitha Middle School 2025 Powder Springs Rd SW, Marietta, GA30064 Smitha Middle School educates more than 900 students from sixth through eighth grade. Built in 1993, the school expanded…More in 2006 to accommodate growth in the county. Smitha Middle School is named in honor of William Oliver Smitha, a lifelong educator, former principal of several Cobb schools and former member of the Cobb County Board of Education. Sharon Tucker serves as principal.
The Junior League of Cobb-Marietta is a nonprofit organization of about 400 women dedicated to promoting…More volunteerism, developing the potential of women and improving its community. The group formed in 1933 as the Marietta Junior Welfare League and adopted its current name in 1976.
The Junior League has founded and supported many community projects across Cobb County including the Creswell School, the Cobb County Youth Museum, the Center for Children and Young Adults, Gate City Nursery and Sheltering Arms Daycare. The group conducts several fund-raisers each year to support its projects.
The Junior League maintains its local headquarters at the Marietta Garden Center.
Hillgrove High School 4165 Luther Ward Rd, Powder Springs, GA30127 One of Cobb County's newer high schools, Hillgrove High was founded in 2006. It serves the Powder Springs area and…More is one of more than 15 high schools in the Cobb County School District. Home of the Hawks, Hillgrove educates students in grades nine through 12 and offers a variety of extracurricular activities, including sports, fine arts programs and clubs.