Calhoun High School serves 183 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤10% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 183 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
- Minority Enrollment: 98%
- Graduation Rate: ≥90% (Top 50% in AL)
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50%
- Math Proficiency: ≤10% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: ≤10% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Calhoun High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Calhoun High School's student population of 183 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Calhoun High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Calhoun High School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1084 out of 1276 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Calhoun High School's ranking?
Calhoun High School is ranked #1084 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while ≤10% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Calhoun High School?
The graduation rate of Calhoun High School is 90%, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 89%.
How many students attend Calhoun High School?
183 students attend Calhoun High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
94% of Calhoun High School students are Black, 4% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Calhoun High School?
Calhoun High School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Calhoun High School offer ?
Calhoun High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Calhoun High School part of?
Calhoun High School is part of Lowndes County School District.
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