Dodgen Middle School

Dodgen Middle School was named as a Georgia School of Excellence in 2009.

The school strives to help students achieve their full potential through advanced placement programs, activities and more.

Those coming from one of the five feeder elementary schools can easily transition to Dodgen Middle School. Just as they can transition to the school, eight graders heading to Pope or Walton High Schools can make the transition easy, as well.

8th Grade Transition Program

The transition activities set up for those going from Dodgen Middle School to People or Walton High Schools are put in place to make this a very easy process. They include parent meetings academic information meetings, registration, rising ninth grade meetings and more. These programs make the transition as easy as possible for those leaving Dodgen Middle School after their eighth-grade year.


Dodgen Middle School provides plenty of academic programs, along with activities, which include:

  • Academic Bowl
  • Art Honor Society
  • Beta Club
  • Awareness Club/Breakfast Buddies
  • 6th Grade Art Club
  • FCA
  • Environmental Club
  • Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl
  • Dodgen Yearbook
  • Student Council
  • And More!

There are a number of activities and clubs for students to get involved in at Dodgen Middle School.

The school also provides a media center with plenty of activities and things students can do. These range from summer reading to book reviews and more. This resource helps the school continue to achieve excellence and provides students, parents and teachers with necessary resources.

This school serves the Marietta, Georgia area and has an enrollment of over 1,150 students. It’s a part of the Cobb County School District. has rated Dodgen Middle School with a 10 out of 10 and the community has rated it as a three-star school. If you’re moving to the Marietta, Georgia area and you want to send your children to Dodgen Middle School, make sure you live within the zoned area.

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