Carlton J. Kell High School

Public high school in Marietta, Georgia, United States
  NicknameLonghornsYearbookThe LonghornWebsitewww.cobbk12.org/Kell/[2]
Kell High School front entrance

Carlton J. Kell High School is a public high school in the Cobb County School District in the US state of Georgia. The school is located in unincorporated Cobb County with a Marietta address, just northwest of Atlanta. The school was founded in 2002 and serves students in the Cobb County area. It is also an Advanced Placement Certified School.

History

Carlton J. Kell High School was established in 2002. It was named after a prominent coach in the Cobb County School District.[3]

Demographics

The demographic breakdown of the 1,568 students enrolled for the 2012–2013 school year was:

  • Male - 52.1%
  • Native American/Alaskan - 0.8%
  • Asian/Pacific Islander - 2.6%
  • Black - 21.5%
  • Female - 47.9%
  • Hispanic - 10.4%
  • White - 61.6%
  • Multiracial - 3.1%

Additionally, 32.6% of the enrolled students qualified for free or reduced lunch.[2]

Notable alumni

  • Jonathan Dwyer, 2007, football player; played for the Pittsburgh Steelers and Arizona Cardinals[4]
  • Christine Ko, 2006, actress
  • Brendan Langley, 2013, NFL cornerback for the Denver Broncos[5]
  • Mike Will Made It, 2007, producer[6]
  • Quincy Mauger, (2013), NFL Safety for Atlanta Falcons.
  • Adam Morgan, 2008, professional baseball player for the Philadelphia Phillies[7]
  • Ben Paulsen, 2006, professional baseball player
  • Zeke Spruill, 2008, professional baseball player[8] for the Lamigo Monkeys of the CPBL
  • Lucas Till, 2008, actor[6][9]

References

  1. ^ a b c "Kell High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved September 3, 2021.
  2. ^ a b "Search for Public Schools - School Detail for Kell High School". ed.gov. Retrieved 16 July 2015.
  3. ^ "about". carltonjkellhighschool.com. Archived from the original on 29 April 2015. Retrieved 16 July 2015.
  4. ^ "Steelers' Jonathan Dwyer returns to Kell High School". My Fox Atlanta. May 31, 2013. Archived from the original on June 5, 2014. Retrieved June 1, 2014.
  5. ^ Christian Smith, Eric (October 3, 2016). "Former Kell standout Brendan Langley reaching his potential at Lamar". Marietta Daily Journal. Retrieved November 26, 2017.
  6. ^ a b Black, Stephen; Schutter, Chris (August 15, 2013). "Kell High School". Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Retrieved June 1, 2014.
  7. ^ Carrington, Adam (June 8, 2011). "Morgan leads local draft crop". Marietta Daily Journal. Archived from the original on April 11, 2013. Retrieved June 1, 2014.
  8. ^ White, Carlton D. (June 22, 2011). "Kell product Spruill climbs in Braves' system". Marietta Daily Journal. Retrieved June 1, 2014.
  9. ^ Eubanks, Elissa. "Local actor in 'Hannah Montana: The Movie'". Access Atlanta. Retrieved June 1, 2014.

External links

  • Official site
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