Shaw High School

Shaw High School serves 1,190 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% 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 1190 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 79 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,190 students
Shaw High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 79 teachers
Shaw High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
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 0.61 is less than the state average of 0.83. 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 (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
3%
Shaw High School Asian (1994-2012)
Hispanic
6%
12%
Shaw High School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
53%
37%
Shaw High School Black (1994-2012)
White
33%
44%
Shaw High School White (1994-2012)
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.
0.61 0.83
Shaw High School Diversity Score (1994-2012)
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.
36%
51%
Shaw High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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 (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 33,641 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
55
6
Number of Students Managed 33,641 3,449
Muscogee County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
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
Muscogee County School District Spending (1990-2009)
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: 2012 (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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Columbus Eagle Ridge Academy
    7601 Schomburg Rd
    Columbus , GA , 31909
    (706)569-3746
    0.3  mi  |  681  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Columbus Blackmon Road Middle School
    7251 Blackmon Rd
    Columbus , GA , 31909
    (706)565-2998
    0.7  mi  |  858  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Columbus Veterans Memorial Middle School
    2008 Old Guard Rd
    Columbus , GA , 31909
    (706)748-3203
    1.2  mi  |  684  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Columbus North Columbus Elementary School
    2006 Old Guard Rd
    Columbus , GA , 31909
    (706)748-3183
    1.6  mi  |  683  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Columbus Northside High School
    2002 American Way
    Columbus , GA , 31909
    (706)748-2920
    1.6  mi  |  1563  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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  • 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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