Big Shanty Intermediate School is located in Kennesaw, Ga., and is a part of the Cobb County School District. Its academic curriculum includes various subjects, such as language arts, mathematics, science and social studies. The school additionally offers classes in art, music and physical education. Big Shanty Intermediate School offers character education programs and gifted and talented education. Its media center provides various fiction and nonfiction books, reference materials, dictionaries, magazines and newspapers. The school also employs counselors to provide guidance and support services to parents, teachers and students. In addition, Big Shanty Intermediate School has a parent-teacher association that organizes a range of fundraising events. The school also conducts spelling bee competitions and family nights. It has a student council and supports several other clubs and organizations.