Three Cobb Schools Recognized as National PTA Schools of Excellence 

MARIETTA, GEORGIA— The National PTA organization recently named three Cobb schools as Schools of Excellence for 2018-2020:

Davis Elementary SchoolKing Springs Elementary School, and Dodgen Middle School 

The three Cobb schools were among only 278 schools nationwide to achieve the recognition for helping to empower parents to support student success. Cobb’s PTA Schools of Excellence accounted for almost 18 percent of the Georgia schools on the list.  

According to Davis Elementary PTA Co-President, Melissa Monroe, the award is a direct reflection of the hard work done by their community to help make Davis Elementary such a special place.  

“This award recognizes the efforts of all our many volunteers and families who work together to help strengthen relationships at our school. Davis PTA hopes to continue building an environment where all families feel welcomed and empowered. The success of our students is our number one priority, and PTA is thrilled to have such a strong relationship with the school,” Monroe said.  

The President of the National PTA, Jim Accomando, reinforced Monroe’s thoughts in his own statement, “Research shows that when families and schools work together, students do better in school and schools improve. Davis Elementary, King Springs Elementary and Dodgen Middle schools and their PTA and PTSA programs have worked hard to strengthen their family-school partnership and create an environment where all families feel welcomed and empowered to support student success. We are pleased to recognize them as National PTA Schools of Excellence.”  

This is just the latest in a series of accolades for The Cobb County School District, and it continues a trend of recognition of excellence for the entire District.