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.
Marietta City Schools 250 Howard St NE, Marietta, GA30060 Marietta City Schools educates about 8,000 students with the City of Marietta in eight elementary schools, a sixth-grade…More academy, a middle schools and a high school. The school system and its schools have earned numerous awards and honors. Four schools have earned designation as a Georgia School of Excellence with one earning one as a National School of Excellence. The system is also an International Baccalaureate World School district, one of few offering the challenging curriculum from kindergarten through high school. The school district is one of Cobb County's largest employers with about 1,200 faculty, staff and other personnel. A seven-member Board of Education, elected by ward every four years, approve policy and direction of the school district. For day-to-day operations, the board appoints a school superintendent.
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.
The history of R.L. Osborne High School stretches back for more than 120 years, making it the oldest high school in…More 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.
Marietta Community School is the continuing education division of Marietta City Schools. Based at Marietta High…More School, Marietta Community School provides affordable and convenient coursework ranging from job-skill development to recreational activities and driver's education.
Through a partnership with Gatlin Education Services, Marietta Community School offers online programs. The division also sponsors a summer day camp program for area school children.
The Marietta Community School office is located on the third floor of the high school.
Hollydale Elementary School is a K-5 school southwest of Marietta that educates about 735 students. The school was…More built in 1968 and then renovated in 1997 to expand the building and update its technology.
Lynn McWhorter serves as principal for this Cobb County school.
Fair Oaks Elementary School 407 Barber Rd SE, Marietta, GA30060 Fair Oaks Elementary School is a K-5 school south of Marietta that educates about 800 students. Built in 1957, the…More school underwent a renovation in 2006 that updated many aspects of the building and its technologies. Dr. Cindy Szwec serves as principal for this Cobb County school.
Milford Elementary School is a K-5 school southwest of Marietta that educates more than 600 students. Built in 1954,…More the school has experienced considerable growth over the last decade that led to building renovations and expansions in 2001 and 2006.
Michelle Pearce serves as principal of this Cobb County school.
Marietta Middle School 121 Winn St NW, Marietta, GA30064 Marietta Middle School educates the city's seventh- and eighth-grade public school students, which number more than…More 1,050 students. Marietta Middle focuses on a core curriculum of language arts, reading, mathematics, science and social studies with the aim of preparing students for a successful high school experience and beyond. The sprawling campus in West Marietta once served as the city's high school. Timothy D. Jones serves as principal for this Marietta City school.
Hickory Hills Elementary 500 Redwood Dr SW, Marietta, GA30064 Hickory Hills Elementary School is a K-5 school that educates about 375 students in an environment engulfed in the arts.…More The school's Arts Academy provides students with a comprehensive, sequential academic program that incorporates the performing and visual arts with a traditional course of study. All students receive instruction in art, music, drama and dance each week. The school has earned distinction as a Music in Education National Consortium Learning Lab School. Diana Mills serves as principal of this Marietta City school.
Marietta High School's rich heritage stretches back more than a century and, since its establishment in 1892, has…More been open at six different locations on Kennesaw Avenue, Waterman Street, Lemon Street, Winn Street, Haynes Street, and now, Whitlock Avenue. The current school's hallways are named after those streets.
Following that "main street" concept, the school design places the theater, gymnasium and administrative offices at the front, while classroom wings are divided according to academic focus: the ninth grade's "school within a school," career tech, math and science, and the humanities.
Marietta High boasts a diverse population among its nearly 2,000 students. Flags from 42 countries fly within the school.
In 2010, Marietta High School earned a bronze medal from U.S. News & World Report and School Evaluation Services, a rare distinction among 21,786 public high schools examined in the magazine's annual report.
Leigh Colburn serves as principal for this Marietta City school.
The Marietta Charter School, also known as Imagine Marietta, became Marietta City School's first start-up charter…More school in August 2006, serving about 210 city students from kindergarten through the fifth grade.
As a charter school, the Marietta Charter School is a community partnership with the mission of enabling students to become critical thinkers, well-rounded individuals and caring world citizens through a rigorous course of study in a nurturing environment.
The school is part of Imagine Schools, founded by Dennis and Eileen Bakke. This teacher-driven organization operates 52 schools with 25,000 students in 11 states and the District of Columbia. This school site also serves as a regional office for all four Georgia-based Imagine schools. The other three are located in Smyrna, Mableton and Atlanta.
Christy Tureta serves as the principal of Imagine Marietta.