Shaw High School

7579 Raider Way
Columbus, GA 31909
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Shaw High School serves 1,251 students in grades 9-12.
Shaw High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Shaw High School's student population of 1,251 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 74 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,251 students
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Total Classroom Teachers74 teachers
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School Comparison

Shaw High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Shaw High School is 0.66, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1482 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
4%
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Hispanic
12%
15%
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Black
51%
37%
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White
26%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.660.69
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Graduation Rate
88%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMuscogee County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Shaw High School is Northside High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Blackmon Road Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Eagle Ridge Academy (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Columbus Eagle Ridge Academy Math: 50% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 749 students
    0.3 miles
    7601 Schomburg Rd
    Columbus, GA 31909
    (706) 569-3746
    0.3 PK-5 749
  • Columbus Blackmon Road Middle School Math: 59% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 642 students
    0.7 miles
    7251 Blackmon Rd
    Columbus, GA 31909
    (706) 565-2998
    0.7 6-8 642
  • Columbus Veterans Memorial Middle School Math: 55% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 586 students
    1.2 miles
    2008 Old Guard Rd
    Columbus, GA 31909
    (706) 748-3203
    1.2 6-8 586
  • Columbus North Columbus Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 755 students
    1.6 miles
    2006 Old Guard Rd
    Columbus, GA 31909
    (706) 748-3183
    1.6 K-5 755
  • Columbus Northside High School Math: 44% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,446 student
    1.6 miles
    2002 American Way
    Columbus, GA 31909
    (706) 748-2920
    1.6 9-12 1,446

School Reviews

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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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