Calhoun High School

  • Calhoun High School serves 1,084 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 75-79% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 47% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Calhoun High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 59%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Calhoun High School's student population of 1,084 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 59 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2011)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,084 students
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Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Calhoun High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,174 schools in Georgia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Calhoun High School is 0.56, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#273 out of 2,174 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
32%
15%
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Black
7%
37%
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White
58%
41%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Calhoun High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.560.42
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Graduation Rate
97%
81%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCalhoun City School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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