A 17-year-old student of the Bartow County School System, was booked into the Bartow County Jail on Monday and charged with statutory rape. The student, a resident of Cartersville,  was arrested by the Bartow County board of Education, after having sex with a minor.

Cheree Dye, pr specialist for the bartow county school system stated that two students made a mistake and that is all that could be said at this time.

The student is currently being held without bond in the Bartow County jail.