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Carlton J. Kell High School is located in Cobb County, close to Marietta Georgia, and is northwest of Atlanta. It is a public high school in the Cobb County School District. The school was founded in 2002. and the first student was accepted that same year in August.

Carlton J. Kell High School is located in Cobb County, close to Marietta Georgia, and is northwest of Atlanta. It is a public high school in the Cobb County School District. The school was founded in 2002. and the first student was accepted that same year in August. The school was named after Carlton Kell, who was a highly respected coach in the Cobb County School District. He started the girls’ basketball program at Wheeler High School where he spent eleven years as their coach. He received an award as Coach of the Year in 1972, from the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association. He also received Football Coach of the Year award for times for his excellence as a football coach at Wheeler High School. He coached a football team for eight seasons. After he left coaching he worked as Athletic Director for the Cobb County School District until his retirement.