Calhoun High School

5.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
Tel: (334)227-4515
  • Calhoun High School serves 263 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the AL average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 44%.
  • Calhoun High School operates within the Lowndes County School District.
  • Lowndes County School District's 65% graduation rate is lower than the AL state average of 74%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 263 students has declined by 8% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 263 students
Calhoun High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Calhoun High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Calhoun High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Calhoun High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.02 is less than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 18:1
Calhoun High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Black
99%
33%
Calhoun High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
1%
56%
Calhoun High School White Students (1997-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Calhoun High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Calhoun High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AL 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.
0.02 0.58
Calhoun High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
58%
47%
Calhoun High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2015)
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.
n/a
5%
Calhoun High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

  • Lowndes County School District's student population of 1,584 students has decreased by 13% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 65% has decreased from 96% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,670 is higher than the state average of $9,721. The district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,772 is higher than the state average of $10,229. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Lowndes County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
6
Number of Students Managed 1,584 2,879
Lowndes County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 65% 74%
Lowndes County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $23 MM $28 MM
Lowndes County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $23 MM $29 MM
Lowndes County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $13,670 $9,721
Lowndes County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,772 $10,229
Lowndes County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  8/20/2012
I attende this school and it is a great and safe school
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5  8/20/2012
I attended Calhoun High School. And I really did what I had to do with no problems, but for everyone not in school go to this one. Louve you guys
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