Report Card – Educational Institutions – Marietta, GA

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As you all know by now, we buy houses in Marietta, GA and all over the Atlanta Metro area. And you probably also notice that in a lot of our articles discussing the specific areas we buy in, we focus on the quality of the public schools in the area. Well in this article we are going to get a bit more granular and do a deeper dive into the specifics of the school system in Marietta, GA. And as always, if you need to sell your house fast in Marietta, GA, let us help today! All data pulled for this article is aggregated from School Digger.

Elementary

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So lets start with the fundamentals of every child’s education. Primary/Elementary schools are the building blocks upon which all children’s education begins. Obviously learning to read is vital, but all of the other educational building blocks are vital as well. Luckily, Marietta has a number of excellent early grades public education institutions. So, School Digger rated 1203 elementary schools across all of the state of GA. Of those 1203, there are 14 elementary schools in Marietta that crack the top 100 overall. That means in this one city alone, there are 14 schools in the top 8% of all elementary schools in Georgia. That is crazy! Of the 14 of the top 100 there are three I will highlight as they are in the top 20 overall in the state.

The Marietta Center for Advanced Academics is the ranked sixth in the entire state for overall best elementary schools. It is a part of the Marietta City School system and is equipped with high level educational tools for all students. Sope Creek Elementary is the 15th ranked elementary school in the state. It is a part of the Cobb County School System and is located in the East Cobb area of Marietta. It is one of the largest Cobb County Elementary Schools and services grades K-5. Mount Bethel Elementary comes in ranked number 19 in the state. It is also a part of the Cobb County School System and is located in East Cobb. They offer several additional support programs along with their traditional education classes including advanced learning, special education, and early intervention programs. If you are looking for a home to buy or rent in Marietta, be assured that your young child will have an excellent place to learn and grow in their early years.

Middle

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Not only does Marietta have great early education programs, their middle school programs are arguably just as good. Of the 534 total Middle Schools in Georgia, 6 of the top 100 of those are located in Marietta, GA. Marietta has 6 of the top 20% of middle schools in the entire state! Of these six schools, 3 are in the top 10 overall! Wow! We will highlight those 3 below.

Dickerson Middle School is a part of the Cobb County School system in Marietta. According to School Digger it is the number three rated Middle School in all of the state of Georgia. Dickerson has a BYOD policy (bring your own device) where students can bring their own technological device to school, and under the supervision of their teacher, use that device to enhance their educational experience. Advanced technological education is important in this day and age. Coming in hot on the heals of Dickerson is Dodgen Middle in Marietta. It comes in ranked number four overall in the state rankings. Along with their great academic achievements, Dodgen offers a plethora of extra-curricular activities for their students to engage in. They offer Academic Bowl, Beta Club, Chess For Fun, Debate Team, and many other activities for students to engage in and find their niche. Last but definitely not least, we turn our attention to Hightower Trail Middle. Along with the educational aptitude of the faculty at Hightower, they also have great counselor support for their students. Counselors discuss with parents and students how to recognize anxiety within their children and how to cope with anxious teenagers. Living in Marietta, your middle school student will be well taken care of academically and in extra-curriculars.

High

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Last but definitely not least is the High Schools in Marietta. When your children are preparing to enter the adult world you want to make sure they are being challenged and prepared academically for what is coming their way. Of the 417 high schools in Georgia, 3 Marietta high schools are ranked in the top 15 overall. That is awesome! We will focus on that top 3 below.

Lassiter High comes in ranked #5 in the state of Georgia high school academic rankings. Home to over 2000 students, Lassiter has been named a National Blue Ribbon School of excellence multiple times. They offer a plethora of school sponsored extra-curricular activities and clubs and also have really good athletic programs. Ranked #6 in the state and right behind Lassiter, Walton High is a great institution for your child to attend high school. Proving this further, in 2016 Walton students had an average composite ACT score of 26.6 where the national average was 20.8. This bodes well for the rigorous academic environment that Walton puts on its students. Last, but definitely not least, we focus on Pope High School. Home of the 2017 GHSA State Baseball Champions. Pope High comes in ranked #13 in the state academic rankings and as stated previous, also excel in athletics and extra-curricular activities. Over 90% of Pope’s students end up attending a 4 year academic institution post graduation. There are plenty of great options for schools in the Marietta area for you kids.

Why Marietta

To quickly conclude and to discuss why we buy houses in Marietta, GA, the great educational institutions in the area are a major reason why. Parents want their kids to attend good schools, so owning properties in good school districts is a distinct advantage for a real estate investor like myself, but also a great advantage for a traditional homeowner. However, if you happen to stumble upon this article as a traditional home owner just looking for their next property, I hope this helps solidify your decision on purchasing in Marietta. If you happen to find your self in need of selling your house fast in Marietta, GA, for whatever reason, don’t hesitate to give us a call. We would love to discuss options of purchasing it.

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