Callaway High School

601 Beasley Road
Jackson, MS 39206
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Callaway High School serves 1,063 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 9% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 14% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Callaway High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Callaway High School's student population of 1,063 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,063 students
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Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
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School Comparison

Callaway High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 825 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Callaway High School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#806 out of 825 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
3%
4%
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Black
96%
48%
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White
1%
44%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.080.58
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Graduation Rate
70%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJackson Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Callaway High School is Middle School For The Blind High School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Kirksey Middle School (0.3 miles away)
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