Shaw High School

Shaw High School serves 1,157 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
Shaw High School operates within the Muscogee County School District.
The school district's 65% graduation rate is lower than the GA state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 1157 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 77 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,157 students
Shaw High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 77 teachers
Shaw High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Shaw High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Shaw High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
3%
3%
Shaw High School Asian (1994-2013)
Hispanic
7%
13%
Shaw High School Hispanic (1994-2013)
Black
49%
37%
Shaw High School Black (1994-2013)
White
37%
44%
Shaw High School White (1994-2013)
Two or more races
4%
3%
All Ethnic Groups Shaw High School Sch Ethnicity Shaw High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.62 0.40
Shaw High School Diversity Score (1994-2013)
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.
39%
52%
Shaw High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
11%
7%
Shaw High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 33,582 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 65% has decreased from 94% over five years.
School District Name Muscogee County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
59
6
Number of Students Managed 33,582 3,449
Muscogee County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 65% 66%
Muscogee County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $356 MM $34 MM
District Spending $355 MM $36 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,936 $9,939
Muscogee County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,891 $10,367
Muscogee County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Northside High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Blackmon Road Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Eagle Ridge Academy (0.3 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ColumbusEagle Ridge Academy
    7601 Schomburg Rd
    ColumbusGA 31909
    (706)569-3746
    0.3 mi | 694 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • ColumbusBlackmon Road Middle School
    7251 Blackmon Rd
    ColumbusGA 31909
    (706)565-2998
    0.7 mi | 757 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • ColumbusVeterans Memorial Middle School
    2008 Old Guard Rd
    ColumbusGA 31909
    (706)748-3203
    1.2 mi | 637 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • ColumbusNorth Columbus Elementary School
    2006 Old Guard Rd
    ColumbusGA 31909
    (706)748-3183
    1.6 mi | 747 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • ColumbusNorthside High School
    Magnet School
    2002 American Way
    ColumbusGA 31909
    (706)748-2920
    Magnet School

    1.6 mi | 1448 students | Gr. 9-12                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended October 06, 2012 - We have been very happy with Shaw. The teachers are very invested in the education of the students and have been very kind and caring. - Posted by Parent

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