Cobb County School District Reviews

Updated May 15, 2020

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4.0
79%
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99%
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Cobb County School District Interim Superintendent Chris Ragsdale
Chris Ragsdale
80 Ratings
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Cons
  • "no promotion opportunities, low pay, does not promote or encourage new ideas(in 11 reviews)

  • "Need more time for planning and smaller class sizes(in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Paraprofessional Special Needs"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Acworth, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Cobb County School District full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Fast paced, interesting, rewarding work

    Cons

    Low pay, requires supplemental income

    Cobb County School District2020-04-30
  2. "typical Public School District"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Teacher in Marietta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Cobb County School District full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    High-income area with very supportive parents and high-achieving students

    Cons

    Care too much about test scores, few resources provided to teachers

    Cobb County School District2020-05-16
  3. "Great place to teach, lead and learn."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Athletic Director in Marietta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cobb County School District full-time

    Pros

    People are valued and we are one team.

    Cons

    It is a very large district.

    Cobb County School District2020-04-24
  4. "Great environment"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Teacher 

    I have been working at Cobb County School District full-time

    Pros

    Great environment to work and advance career

    Cons

    None That I can list at moment

    Cobb County School District2020-04-05
  5. "Good management, but pay was pretty low"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - ASP Teacher in Marietta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Cobb County School District part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    My boss was excellent and I generally enjoyed being a teacher for 3 years

    Cons

    The pay wasn't great. And there were no benefits as an ASP Teacher.

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    Cobb County School District2020-03-26
  6. Helpful (1)

    "Not pleased"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Teacher in Kennesaw, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Cobb County School District full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Fairly decent staff relationships make you come to work.

    Cons

    Racist, no opportunity for advancement if you are African American, slave like employment environment.

    Cobb County School District2020-04-29
  7. "Working for Cobb County School District"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Instructional Technology Specialist in Acworth, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cobb County School District full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    The salary is higher than in the surrounding counties. Technology needs for teachers are a priority.

    Cons

    Micromanaging of how and what teachers teach in a Title 1 school. Too many weekly meetings. Planning time is almost non-existent.

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    Cobb County School District2020-03-24
  8. "Teacher"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Teacher 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cobb County School District full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    School day length is good, and you get more breaks than other counties

    Cons

    Some schools are better than others

    Cobb County School District2020-03-02
  9. "Working at CCSD was a great experience"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Video Producer 

    I worked at Cobb County School District part-time

    Pros

    Great staff with great resources

    Cons

    Not enough compensation for the work required

    Cobb County School District2020-02-13
  10. "Run away as fast as you can!"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Clerical in Marietta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Cobb County School District full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    health benefits, vacation days, supplemental training

    Cons

    It's all in WHO you know not WHAT you know. This is a Good Ole Boy / Good Ole Girl driven district. Don't look to move up or be paid based on your abilities - you must satisfy the whims and egos of your direct reports and other higher ups to get anywhere. Otherwise get ready for a bumpy ride. If I could rate it at a zero I would.

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    Cobb County School District2020-03-10
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