4770 Lee Waters Road
Marietta, GA 30066
Carlton J. Kell High School received its first students in August, 2002. The school was named for Carlton “Corky” Kell, a highly respected coach and athletic director for the Cobb County School District. In 1965, Coach Kell started the girl’s basketball program at Wheeler High School and remained the girl’s basketball coach for eleven seasons and was recognized by the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association as the girl’s basketball coach of the year for 1972. Coach Kell is best remembered for his excellence as the football coach of Wheeler High School where he coached for eight seasons and was recognized by the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association as the football coach of the year four times. Shortly after leaving coaching, he was appointed the Athletic Director for the Cobb County School District and remained in that position until his retirement.