A Rome High school teacher was booked into the Floyd County jail Friday on charges of aggravated sodomy, cruelty to children, sexual assault on a person in custody, and sexual battery.

According to Rome Police major Elaine Snow, James Rodney Lee is accused of inappropriate contact with a male student in an incident that occurred on March 20th. According to Snow, the incident happened at the school.

Snow says the student in question is 16 years old.