The Cobb County School System typically schedules 7 early release days throughout the year, as well as four additional early release days in October for elementary and middle school conference week.

During the 2021-2022 school year, early release days are:

  • August 23, 2021
  • October 18, 2021
  • October 19-22, 2021 (conference week, elementary and middle school only)
  • December 16-17, 2021
  • March 7, 2022
  • May 23-25, 2022

High School students are released at 11:30 am.

Elementary School students are released at 12:30 pm. After school programs begin just after dismissal.

Middle School students are released at 1:30 pm.

Bus Schedule on Early Release Days:
Busses typically begin their normal routes just after the early dismissal times for each school level. We recommend using the “Here Comes the Bus” app to track your child’s bus in real-time on a map.  You can download the app in the Apple or Google app store and then enter the Cobb County School District code 87881.

This information is current as of August 17, 2021, however the schedule is subject to change as the district adjusts to the current COVID-19 situation.

Cobb County School Calendars:
Cobb County School Calendar 2023-2024
Cobb County School Calendar 2022-2023
Cobb County School Calendar 2021-2022

Marietta City School Calendars:
Marietta City School Calendar 2021-2022

Cobb County and Marietta City School Calendars
Cobb County Early Release Schedule
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