Cobb County residents and the Cobb Chamber strongly support the pursuit of academic excellence, knowing that education plays an important role in building a thriving, diverse community.
As a result of Cobb's quest to create world-class schools, the county’s two public school systems enjoy the finest teachers in the profession, involved parents, and a supportive community.
Cobb County’s schools rank among the best in the nation, and educational services often are cited as the number one reason why families move to or stay in Cobb. To view the full list of school rankings, click here. Such excellence prepares Cobb County’s children for the highest caliber collegiate and technical experiences, plenty of which are offered right in Cobb County.
The International Baccaulaureate (IB) Program is offered in both Cobb County and Marietta City Schools. The Marietta City School System is an IB World School district, one of only a few systems nationwide offering the full IB (K-12) continuum, with the IB Primary Years Program at Sawyer Road Elementary, IB Middle Years Program at Marietta Middle School and the IB Diploma Program at Marietta High School. The Cobb County School District also offers the IB Diploma Program at Campbell High School.
Other Magnet Programs in the Marietta City and Cobb County School Districts include: