Calhoun High School

355 S River St
Calhoun, GA 30701
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Calhoun High School serves 1,248 students in grades 9-12.
Calhoun High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 63% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,248 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥99% (Top 1% in GA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Calhoun High School's student population of 1,248 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,248 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
63 teachers
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School Rankings

Calhoun High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,168 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Calhoun High School is 0.61, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#988 out of 2168 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
40%
18%
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Black
6%
36%
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White
48%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.61
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Graduation Rate
≥99%
84%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Calhoun High School's ranking?
Calhoun High School is ranked #988 out of 2,168 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Georgia.
What schools are Calhoun High School often compared to?
Calhoun High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Gordon Central High School, Sonoraville High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
21% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% GA state average), while 43% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% GA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Calhoun High School?
The graduation rate of Calhoun High School is 99%, which is higher than the Georgia state average of 84%.
How many students attend Calhoun High School?
1,248 students attend Calhoun High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
48% of Calhoun High School students are White, 40% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Black, 3% of students are Asian, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Calhoun High School?
Calhoun High School has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the Georgia state average of 14:1.
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 Calhoun City School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,248 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥99% (Top 1%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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