Calhoun High School

Calhoun High School serves 244 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
Calhoun High School operates within the Calhoun County School District.
The school district's 74% graduation rate is higher than the MS state average of 64%.

School Overview

The student population of 244 students has declined by 35% over five years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 37% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 244 students
Calhoun High School Total Students (1988-2014)
Gender % Calhoun High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Calhoun High School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Calhoun High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Calhoun High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2014)
Hispanic
1%
3%
Calhoun High School Black Students (2000-2014)
Black
51%
49%
Calhoun High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
48%
45%
Calhoun High School White Students (1989-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Calhoun High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.51 0.31
Calhoun High School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
69%
65%
Calhoun High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
7%
Calhoun High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,582 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 74% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $7,942 is less than the state average of $9,638. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
The district spending/student of $7,875 is less than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has grown by 11% over four years.
School District Name Calhoun County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
5
Number of Students Managed 2,582 2,273
Calhoun County   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 74% 64%
Calhoun County   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $21 MM $20 MM
Calhoun County   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $21 MM $20 MM
Calhoun County   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $7,942 $9,638
Calhoun County   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $7,875 $9,666
Calhoun County   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Calhoun Co Career & Technical Center (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Calhoun Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Calhoun Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Calhoun CityCalhoun Co Career & Technical Center
    Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12302 North Madison
    Calhoun CityMS 38916
    (662)628-1143
    09-12n/a
  • Calhoun CityCalhoun Middle School
    0.1 miles | Grades: 5-8 | 237 students207 North Jackson
    Calhoun CityMS 38916
    (662)628-1890
    0.15-8237
  • Calhoun CityCalhoun Elementary School
    0.6 miles | Grades: PK-4 | 397 students506 East Seamans
    Calhoun CityMS 38916
    (662)628-5111
    0.6PK-4397
  • VardamanVardaman Elementary School
    8.4 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 399 students114 W.b. Gregg
    VardamanMS 38878
    (662)682-7799
    8.4PK-6399
  • VardamanVardaman High School
    8.4 miles | Grades: 7-12 | 282 students106 W.b. Gregg
    VardamanMS 38878
    (662)682-7574
    8.47-12282

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