Campus Life

Parent Community


Parents Forum

Parents Forum logo.
Parents Forum is an organization of dedicated parents devoted to enriching our children's education at The John Cooper School through volunteer activities. Every parent or guardian of a Cooper student is automatically a member of Parents Forum. Parent participation is encouraged and welcomed. The primary functions of Parents Forum are recruiting and organizing volunteers, sponsoring social events for parents and students, and facilitating information flow between the school and parents.


Dragon Booster Club

Dragon Booster Club logo.
The Dragon Booster Club supports the school's athletic programs and student athletes by providing financial support to the athletic program; promoting awareness, pride, and excitement among the parents, alumni, faculty, and students; and sponsoring events to increase community, spirit, and attendance at school sporting events. Examples of support include sponsoring Homecoming weekend activities, hosting the annual Athletic Award Evening, contributing to volleyball's Dig Pink fundraising effort, organizing the annual Booster Bash for student physicals, purchasing athletic equipment, and helping to fund facilities.


Fine Arts Council

Fine Arts Council logo.
The Fine Arts Council supports and promotes a vigorous fine arts program and community at The John Cooper School. These activities include sponsoring and volunteering at events such as the Fine Arts Festival and Signatures Author Series as well as providing students with fine arts tools, supplies, and resources.


Parent Volunteerism

Parent Volunteerism logo.
There are numerous opportunities for parents to be involved in campus life and develop community with other parents by volunteering for school-related events and activities on an optional and flexible basis. Volunteer opporunties include arts, academics, athletics, Annual Fund, socials, special events, reunions, community outreach, book fairs, and more. Voluneering is great way to be involved in campus life and connect with the Cooper community.


Spirit Store

Spirit Store building storefront.
Run by parent volunteers, the Spirit Store sells uniforms, school supplies, and Cooper-themed spirit clothing and accessories. It is located between the Sims Student Center and the Dunlap Gymnasium. The selection of merchandise changes frequently with periodic displays in the lobby showcases.

From Curiosity to Wisdom
The John Cooper School is an independent, non-sectarian, co-educational, college preparatory day school. Our mission is to provide a challenging education in a caring environment to a diverse group of select students, enabling them to become critical and creative thinkers, effective communicators, responsible citizens and leaders, and lifetime learners.

The John Cooper School seeks to attract qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds to its faculty, staff, and student body. The School does not discriminate against any individual in admissions, educational programs, personnel policies, general practices, or employment, on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, physical disability, or age.