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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

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Founded

The Marietta City Schools system was created in February 1892, when 382 Marietta citizens cast votes in favor of a public school system for the city. The school bell rang for the first time on September 5, 1892, as 733 students attended class in four different locations. Joseph F. Stewart was the system's first superintendent.

Address Information

Marietta City Schools
Central Office
250 Howard Street
Marietta, GA 30060
Phone: (770) 422-3500
Fax: (770) 425-4095
www.marietta-city.org
School Board

Ward 1 - Brett C. Bittner
Ward 2 - Jason Waters
Ward 3 - Randy Weiner, Chair
Ward 4 - Jill C. Mutimer
Ward 5 - Jeriene Bonner-Grimes
Ward 6 - Tom Cheater
Ward 7 - Irene H. Berens, Vice Chair
Administrative Team and District Departments

Dr. Emily Lembeck, Superintendent
Dr. Dayton Hibbs, Associate Superintendent
Jody Drum, Assistant Superintendent for Special Services
Jill Sims, Executive Director, Curriculum and Instruction
Danny Smith, Executive Director, Maintenance and Support
Allison McMahon, Director of Human Resources
Director, Communications & Information

Number of Schools
Marietta City Schools (MCS) serve some 8,800 students at eight elementary choice schools—one of which is a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Magnet—one middle school, one sixth-grade school, and one high school. STEM Magnet Programs are also available in grades 6-8. MCS serves approximately 8,800 students at small neighborhood schools with the dynamics of an urban school district.

MCS Schools:
Elementary: 7
Middle: 1
Sixth Grade: 1
High School: 1
Magnet (Elementary): 1
Alternative: 1

Student Enrollment: 8,879 (FY14 - Oct. FTE)
Pupil/Teacher ratio avg: 20:1
Per-pupil expenditures: $9,255 - FY14 Budgeted)

Employees (FY14 - Oct. CPI)
1137, including 732 certified personnel (of which 619 are teachers)
100% Highly Qualified teachers (NCLB)

Honors & Distinctions