North Cobb High School

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North Cobb High School
North Cobb High School "NC" logo.png


Coordinates34°2′21″N 84°38′54″W / 34.03917°N 84.64833°W / 34.03917; -84.64833Coordinates: 34°2′21″N 84°38′54″W / 34.03917°N 84.64833°W / 34.03917; -84.64833
TypePublic high school
School districtCobb County School District
PrincipalMatthew Moody
Teaching staff147.70 (FTE)[1]
Enrollment2,802 (2018–19)[1]
Student to teacher ratio18.97[1]
NewspaperThe Chant
WebsiteNorth Cobb High School
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North Cobb High School is a public high school located north of Atlanta in Kennesaw, Georgia, United States. It serves approximately 2900 students in the Cobb County School District, with classes from grades 9-12. The school mascot is the warrior and the school colors are navy blue and orange. North Cobb is the second largest school in the district.

North Cobb was established in 1958, replacing Acworth High School, and is one of the oldest high schools in Cobb County. North Cobb has a magnet program designated for international studies.

In 2016, North Cobb was named an International Skills Diploma School by the Georgia Department of Education.[3] An on-campus preschool provides field experience for students interested in pursuing early childhood education. North Cobb offers Advanced Placement programs such as AP Human Geography, AP Language, AP United States History, AP Chemistry, AP Biology, AP European History, AP Seminar, AP World History, AP United States Government and AP Environmental Science.


The demographic breakdown of the 2,634 students enrolled for the school year 2012-2013 was:


  • Male - 50.5%
  • Female - 49.5%


  • Native American/Alaskan - 0.3%
  • Asian/Pacific Islander - 4.8%
  • Black - 34.4%
  • Hispanic - 14.4%
  • White - 42.7%
  • Multiracial - 3.4%



North Cobb High School hosts a Naval JROTC unit. This is actually a "joint unit" made up of cadets from both North Cobb and Harrison high schools; its official name is the North Cobb/Harrison NJROTC unit.

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  1. ^ a b c "North Cobb High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved May 7, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Search for Public Schools - School Detail for North Cobb High School". Retrieved 16 July 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "International Skills Diploma Seal". Georgia Department of Education. Retrieved 13 April 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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