Overview - Cobb County School District

Report
112 Schools
Elementary Schools – 67
Middle Schools - 25
High Schools - 16
Special Education Centers - 2
Adult Education Center - 1
Performance Learning Ctr. - 1
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With more than
13,000
employees,
CCSD is the second largest employer in Cobb County.
Enrollment:
107,000+
White 43.7%
Black 31.2%
Hispanic 16.9%
Asian 4.9%
Multi-Racial 3%
61%
of teachers have
earned advanced degrees.
magnet programs for advanced studies in a variety of subjects:
Math, Science & Technology | International Studies | Engineering & Biotechnology
International Baccalaureate | Performing Arts | Medical Sciences & Research
The District earned five-year re-accreditation from the Southern
Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) in November 2009,
following a comprehensive evaluation.
Full Time Equivalent (FTE)
October enrollment counts:
2012
2011
2010
2009
108,452
107,291
107,315
107,245
Economically Disadvantaged
(Poverty), System Overall:
2012
2011
2010
2009
44.02%
43.04%
40.80%
37.75%
Student Average
Daily Attendance:
2012
2011
2010
2009
96.32%
96.13%
95.89%
96.13%
HOPE Eligible Graduates:
2012
2011
2010
2009
47.9%
47.6%
45.4%
45.2%
• More than 90% of students in grades 3-8 met or exceeded
standards on the Reading and English Language Arts sections
of the 2012 CRCT.
• On the Math section of the 2012 CRCT, over 84% of students
in grades 3-8 met or exceeded standards.
• Since 2008, the percentage of students in grades 3-8 that
exceeded standards on the CRCT has increased from 28.6%
to 43.0%, an average of 3.6% per year.
• High School – 97% meet
or exceed standards
• 8th Grade – 86% meet or
exceed standards
• 5th Grade – 84% meet or
exceed standards
• 3rd Grade – 70th percentile
• 5th Grade – 68th percentile
• 7th Grade – 64th percentile
2012 EOCT data shows strong student performance in nearly
every content area; increased across all eight courses tested.
The District average
score of 1520 is
68 points higher than
the state average and
22 points higher than the
national average.
81% of 2012 graduates
(5,790) took the SAT.
With a composite score
of 22.2, 2012 marks the seventh
consecutive year Cobb
graduates exceeded national
averages on the
ACT in all four subject
areas (English, Math,
Reading and Science).
50% of 2012 graduates
(3,571) took the ACT.
Participation in challenging
courses has grown 184% since 2004.
• In 2012 and 2013, 15 Cobb high schools were
recognized by the Georgia Department of
Education as AP Honor Schools for
increasing AP access and participation.
• Cobb is among just 388 public school
systems in the U.S. to earn a place on
the College Board’s AP Achievement List
for expanding access to rigorous
AP coursework.
Argyle
Brumby
Harmony Leland
Norton Park
Sky View
Austell
Bryant
LaBelle
Powers Ferry
Cooper Middle
Hendricks
Clarkdale
Mableton
Riverside Primary
Griffin Middle
Birney
Clay
McCall Primary
Sanders
Lindley Middle
Brown
Dowell
Milford
Sedalia Park
Tapp Middle
(fmr. Austell Int.)
•
These 25 schools are among the 868 recognized as Title I Distinguished
Schools by the state for achieving Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) at least
three years in a row.
•
Fifteen of these schools made AYP for 5 or more years in a row.
•
Five Title I schools were recognized by the Georgia Department of
Education as Reward Schools for showing significant academic progress
over the past three years: Hendricks Elementary, Fair Oaks Elementary,
Lindley Middle, Osborne High and Sky View Elementary.
In 2008, CCSD had 645 African-American students take the ACT
In 2012, CCSD had 973 African-American student test takers.
On the 2012 ACT, 27% of CCSD test takers were African-American, 51% were White.
2012 ACT average scores for African-American students:
Nation
Georgia
Cobb
English
16.0
16.7
21.8
Math
17.3
17.7
22.0
Reading
17.2
17.8
22.6
Science
17.2
17.7
21.9
Composite
17.0
17.6
22.2
100.0%
95.0%
94.9%
95.7%
96.7%
96.8%
90.0%
88.7%
85.0%
88.5%
97.8%
90.7%
90.5%
88.1%
88.0%
98.5%
92.2%
91.8%
84.9%
84.2%
Reading Gap (2006) African
American: White = 14%
82.4%
80.0%
97.4%
80.6%
Reading Gap (2012) African
American: White = 6%
76.4%
75.0%
72.5%
Beginning in 2011,
Grades 3-8 were assessed
GPS curriculum
assessed in Grades 1-8
70.0%
2006
2007
Reading - African American
2008
2009
Reading - Hispanic
2010
2011
Reading - White
2012
100.0%
95.0%
94.2%
95.0%
95.6%
96.2%
97.0%
91.2%
92.8%
89.5%
90.0%
87.0%
85.2%
85.0%
82.9%
88.1%
85.0%
82.3%
80.0%
78.2%
97.8%
91.4%
88.1%
ELA Gap (2006) African
American: White = 15%
ELA Gap (2012) African
American: White = 7%
78.2%
75.0%
73.7%
70.0%
67.0%
Beginning in 2011,
Grades 3-8 were assessed
GPS curriculum
assessed in Grades 1-8
65.0%
2006
2007
ELA - African American
2008
2009
ELA - Hispanic
2010
2011
ELA - White
2012
100.0%
95.0%
93.3%
92.6%
92.5%
90.0%
Math Gap (2006) African
American: White = 17%
80.0%
Math Gap (2012) African
American: White = 16%
70.0%
93.8%
94.4%
89.9%
85.0%
75.0%
93.0%
76.0%
81.5%
78.8%
76.0%
74.0%
78.5%
76.7%
73.8%
73.8%
GPS curriculum
assessed in
Grades 1-8
76.6%
79.6%
70.6%
Beginning in 2011,
Grades 3-8 were assessed
69.2%
68.6%
65.0%
2006
2007
Math - African American
2008
2009
Math - Hispanic
2010
2011
Math - White
2012
100.0%
95.5%
95.0%
92.0%
91.7%
90.0%
91.5%
92.7%
93.3%
88.9%
82.8%
Science Gap (2006) African
American: White = 23%
78.1%
Science Gap (2012) African
American: White = 22%
85.0%
80.0%
75.0%
72.1%
70.0%
68.8%
68.7%
67.1%
66.0%
64.4%
65.0%
60.0%
GPS curriculum
assessed in Grades 1-8
67.3%
65.5%
60.5%
71.4%
68.3%
Beginning in 2011,
Grades 3-8 were assessed
57.2%
55.0%
2006
2007
Science - African American
2008
2009
Science - Hispanic
2010
2011
Science - White
2012
2012
2011
2009
2008
2007
2003
2001
2000
Hendricks Elementary
Timber Ridge Elementary
Hightower Trail Middle
Mabry Middle
Walton High
Dickerson Middle
Shallowford Falls Elementary
Lassiter High
2011
2010
2009
2008
2007
2006
2005
2003
2002
2000
Hillgrove High, Sprayberry High
Lassiter High
Pope High, Dodgen Middle, Ford Elementary,
Mableton Elementary, Teasley Elementary
Harrison High, Lassiter High, Dickerson Middle,
Kemp Elementary, Timber Ridge Elementary
Daniell Middle, Davis Elem., Rocky Mount Elem.,
Shallowford Falls Elem., Murdock Elem.
Tritt Elementary
Walton High
Hightower Trail Middle
Sprayberry High
Campbell High, Mabry Middle
• Board approves largest redistricting
in District history.
• District received A+ rating for
public transparency by Sunshine Review.
• Cobb named one of Top Communities for Music Education in USA
by NAMM Foundation and American Music Conference.
• Magnet programs at Wheeler & Kennesaw Mountain
high schools awarded state Science, Technology,
Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) certification.
• Dr. Hinojosa creates the Teachers and Business Advisory
Committees.
•
Alfred Watkins of Lassiter High presented with America’s Most Admired Band Director award, as selected by peers.
•
Stacey Osborne Duffy of Mountain View Elementary was announced as statewide Elementary Science Teacher of the
Year by the Georgia Science Teachers Association.
•
Jamee Douglas, fifth grade teacher at Big Shanty Elementary was named 2012 Champion of the Year by the Georgia
Clean Air Campaign as part of the organization’s PACE awards program.
•
Georgia Council of Teachers of Mathematics honored Deborah Poss of Lassiter High with the organization’s highest
honor, the Gladys M. Thompson Distinguished Service Award.
•
Michelle Mikes, District 6-12 math supervisor received the John Neff Award for Excellence, reserved for supervisors who
inspire and mentor fellow teachers and advocate for math education.
•
Media center staffs at McClure Middle, Belmont Hills Elementary and Russell Elementary received
2012 Exemplary/Exceptional Library Media Program Awards from the Georgia Department of Education.
•
Howard Siggelko and the CCSD Office of Records Management given 2012 Award for Excellence in Archival Program
Development from the Georgia Historical Records Advisory Board.
•
Erica McDonald, instructor at the Cobb/Paulding Adult Education Center, recently received the Teacher of Honor award
from the Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education.
•
Veteran bus driver Michael Graham took top honors for the Cobb County Bus Road-e-o for a second straight year, then
went on to capture first place at the state Road-e-o competition.
Osborne JROTC Raider Challenge – National Championship
Pope Wrestling – Back-to-back 2013, 2012 Team Dual State Champions
Walton Girls’ Volleyball – THREE-PEAT 2012, 2011, 2010 State Champions
Allatoona Girls’ Soccer – 2012 3-A State Champions
Kell Boys’ Track & Field - 2012 4-A State Champions
Kennesaw Mountain Literary Team – 2012 State Champions
McEachern Girls’ Basketball - 2012 5-A State Champions
Pope Wrestling - 2012 4-A Team Dual State Champions
Pope Girls’ Volleyball – 2011, 2010 4-A State Champions
Walton Girls’ Track & Field - 2012 5-A State Champions
Walton Girls’ Volleyball – 2011, 2010 5-A State Champions
Harrison Girls’ Soccer - 2011 5-A State Champions
Kennesaw Mountain Literary Team – 2011, 2010, 2009 State Champions
Lassiter Girls’ Swimming – 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008 5-A State Champions
Pope Boys’ Tennis - 2011 4-A State Champions
Pope Girls’ Volleyball - 2010 4-A State Champions, 2009 5-A State Champions
Walton Boys’ Lacrosse - 2011 5-A State Champions
Walton Girls’ Cross Country – 2011, 2010 5-A State Champions
Walton Boys’ Soccer - 2011 5-A State Champions
Walton Girls’ Tennis – 2011 – Eight Consecutive 5-A State Champions

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