Calhoun High School

8213 County Road 33
Letohatchee, AL 36047
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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5.00 (3 reviews)
Calhoun High School serves 206 students in grades 9-12.
Calhoun High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11-19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤10% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Calhoun High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Calhoun High School's student population of 206 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students206 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Calhoun High School
Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Calhoun High School by grade.

School Rankings

Calhoun High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Calhoun High School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1229 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11-19%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
2%
8%
Black
97%
33%
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White
1%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.060.59
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
91%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Calhoun High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLowndes County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Calhoun High School is Central High School (7.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Hayneville Middle School (5.7 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hayneville Hayneville Middle School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 169 students
    5.7 miles
    101 Lafayette St
    Hayneville, AL 36040
    (334) 548-2184
    5.7 6-8 169
  • Fort Deposit Fort Deposit Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 220 students
    7.6 miles
    200 Gilmer Hills Rd
    Fort Deposit, AL 36032
    (334) 227-8704
    7.6 PK-5 220
  • Hayneville Central Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 277 students
    7.7 miles
    141 Main St
    Hayneville, AL 36040
    (334) 563-7319
    7.7 PK-5 277
  • Hayneville Central High School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 260 students
    7.7 miles
    145 Main St
    Hayneville, AL 36040
    (334) 563-7311
    7.7 9-12 260
  • Hayneville Project Success Learning Center Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12
    7.7 miles
    147 Main St
    Hayneville, AL 36040
    (334) 563-7389
    7.7 6-12 n/a

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
Graduated from Calhoun High School in 1973. Retired as a science teacher in 2014. Thanks to the great teachers at Calhoun.
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5  
I attende this school and it is a great and safe school
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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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