Shaw High School

  • Shaw High School serves 1,244 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the GA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 58%.
  • Shaw High School operates within the Muscogee County School District.
  • Muscogee County School District's 67% graduation rate is lower than the GA state average of 69%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1244 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 70 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,244 students
Shaw High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Shaw High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 70 teachers
Shaw High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Shaw High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.62 is less than the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
Shaw High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
2%
4%
Shaw High School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
9%
14%
Shaw High School Black Students (1994-2015)
Black
50%
37%
Shaw High School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
35%
42%
Shaw High School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Shaw High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Shaw High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Shaw High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown GA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.62 0.67
Shaw High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
40%
57%
Shaw High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
6%
Shaw High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Muscogee County School District's student population of 31,640 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 67% has decreased from 94% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,916 is higher than the state average of $10,007. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,797 is higher than the state average of $9,869. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Muscogee County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
52
5
Number of Students Managed 31,640 3,306
Muscogee County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 67% 69%
Muscogee County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $351 MM $33 MM
Muscogee County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $347 MM $33 MM
Muscogee County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,916 $10,007
Muscogee County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,797 $9,869
Muscogee County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

5  10/6/2012
We have been very happy with Shaw. The teachers are very invested in the education of the students and have been very kind and caring.
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