Shaw High School

Shaw High School serves 1,207 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the GA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Shaw High School operates within the Muscogee County School District.
Muscogee County School District's 67% graduation rate is lower than the GA state average of 69%.

School Overview

The student population of 1207 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 78 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,207 students
Shaw High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Shaw High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 78 teachers
Shaw High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Shaw High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 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 16:1
Shaw High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
2%
4%
Shaw High School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
8%
13%
Shaw High School Black Students (1995-2014)
Black
50%
37%
Shaw High School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
36%
43%
Shaw High School White Students (1994-2014)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Shaw High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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 (1987-2014)
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.
39%
56%
Shaw High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
11%
6%
Shaw High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Muscogee County School District's student population of 32,128 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 67% has increased from 58% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,288 in this district is less than the state average of $10,365. The district revenue/student has declined by 10% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,682 is higher than the state average of $9,935. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four years.
School District Name Muscogee County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
60
5
Number of Students Managed 32,128 3,213
Muscogee County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 67% 69%
Muscogee County School District Graduation Rate (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $334 MM $36 MM
Muscogee County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $347 MM $34 MM
Muscogee County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,288 $10,365
Muscogee County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,682 $9,935
Muscogee County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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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  • ColumbusEagle Ridge Academy
    Grades: PK-5 | 719 students
    0.3 miles
    7601 Schomburg Rd
    ColumbusGA 31909
    (706)569-3746
    0.3PK-5719
  • ColumbusBlackmon Road Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 616 students
    0.7 miles
    7251 Blackmon Rd
    ColumbusGA 31909
    (706)565-2998
    0.76-8616
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    Grades: 6-8 | 615 students
    1.2 miles
    2008 Old Guard Rd
    ColumbusGA 31909
    (706)748-3203
    1.26-8615
  • ColumbusNorth Columbus Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 756 students
    1.6 miles
    2006 Old Guard Rd
    ColumbusGA 31909
    (706)748-3183
    1.6PK-5756
  • ColumbusNorthside High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1324 students
    1.6 miles
    2002 American Way
    ColumbusGA 31909
    (706)748-2920
    1.69-121324

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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, 10/06/12

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