The Cobb County School District offers educational programs for students who are not performing successfully in the traditional high school setting. Students and parents are encouraged to speak with their assigned counselor prior to enrolling in the programs below.
This program allows students to take on-line classes while enrolled in a traditional high school setting. Intended for both credit recovery and first time course takers. Students can take some online courses for free while enrolled in a Cobb County School.
A program offered by the State Dept. of Education. Offers full high school curriculum. Intended for both credit recovery and first time course takers. Students can take some online courses for free while enrolled in a Cobb County School.
**** Cobb Horizon School www.cobbk12.org/cobbhorizon/ Students may apply to attend Cobb Horizon High School instead of their designated District high school if they are in need of a different path to obtain enough credits to earn a high school diploma. Interested students may complete online application at https://tinyurl.com/cobbhorizonapp
Cobb/Paulding Adult Education Center (GED Program) http://www.cobbk12.org/adulted/ 140 Barber Road Marietta, GA 30060 (678) 594-8011 ext. 245 Sixteen and seventeen year old students can enroll in GED preparation classes, but can take the GED test only with permission from the Georgia Department of Technical and Adult Education. The process for the approval takes about two weeks. They must have a withdrawal from their prior school and they must be accompanied by a parent. Eighteen year old students must present a high school withdrawal form when registering for classes or the GED Test. Contact Cobb County Adult Ed (678 59408011 ext. 247) to obtain information on registration and open enrollment dates. No appointments or test scheduling will be done over the phone. 16 and 17 year old must take the GED pre-test. Classes are offered on Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday. If you select a morning schedule, classes meet from 9:00 AM until 12:00 Noon. If you select an evening schedule, classes meet from 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM. Classes are provided at no cost to the student, but regular attendance and progress are monitored to assure that students are meeting the requirements necessary to achieve their goals. At the end of each quarter, students with the required classroom hours are post-tested. There are no required courses to make a student eligible for the GED. They just must be able to pass five sections: social studies, science, math, language arts writing, and language arts reading. GED test takers can retest in the failed subject areas. FREE GED study classes are offered.