Jeremiah, 4, (left) says goodbye to big brother Jacob Cabarello, 6, before starting kindergarten at Mountain View elementary school in Cobb County on Monday, July 31, 2017.

Back to school: key information for Cobb County

The Cobb County School District completed 46 projects at schools over the summer using the one-penny Education SPLOST (Special Option Local Sales Tax). 

The district is currently in the process of building and designing four replacement schools: Brumby Elementary, East Cobb Middle, Walton High, Osborne High.  

More than 800 new teachers and over 1,100 total certified vacancies have been filled by the school system’s Human Resources Department.

School opened Monday morning, but for those parents who are still wondering which bus route their students will use, here is a list of them:  

In August and September, all students may bring water in containers with a screw-on lid to drink on the bus.  

Transportation at a glance: 

861 bus drivers 

134 bus monitors 

964 conventional buses 

288 special needs buses 

870 routes per day 

46,027 bus stops per day 

66,807 miles traveled per day 

73,753 students transported each day 

RELATED: Your guide to the 2017-2018 Cobb County school year

First Grader Joshua Kollas-6 talks about Mountain View Elementary school in Cobb County. Video by John Spink/AJC

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