Shaw High School

214 Dean Blvd, 200 Jefferson B

Shaw, MS 38773

Tel: (662)754-4181
  • Shaw High School serves 159 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 31%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 11-19% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 33%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Shaw 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Shaw High School operates within the West Bolivar Consolidated School District.
  • West Bolivar Consolidated School District's 80-89% graduation rate is higher than the Mississippi state average of 78%.

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School Overview

  • Shaw High School's student population of 159 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students159 students
Gender %Shaw High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
Students by GradeShaw High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Shaw High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 840 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Shaw High School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
31%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
33%
Student : Teacher Ratio11:116:1
Black
100%
49%
All Ethnic GroupsShaw High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Scoren/a0.31
Graduation Rate≥80%
83%
Shaw High School Graduation Rate (2015-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Shaw High School is West Bolivar Consolidated School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 149 school districts in Mississippi (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2013-2014 school year.
    • West Bolivar Consolidated School District's student population of 463 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 80-89% has increased from 70-79% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $13,292 is higher than the state average of $10,065. The district revenue/student has grown by 24% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $13,315 is higher than the state average of $10,094. The district spending/student has grown by 22% over four school years.
    School District NameWest Bolivar Consolidated School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    2
    5
    Number of Students Managed4632,008
    West Bolivar Consolidated School District Students Managed (1990-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (13-14)
    33%
    64%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (13-14)
    35%
    56%
    District Graduation Rate
    (13-14)
    80-89%
    78%
    District Total Revenue$7 MM$20 MM
    District Spending$7 MM$20 MM
    District Revenue / Student$13,292$10,065
    District Spending / Student$13,315$10,094
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

    Nearby Public Schools

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    • School Location Miles Grades Students
    • Shaw Mcevans School
      Grades: K-8 | 304 students
      2.6 miles
      601 Hwy 61 North, 601 Hwy 61 N
      Shaw, MS 38773
      (662)754-4871
      2.6 K-8 304
    • Boyle Bell Elementary School
      Grades: PK-6 | 359 students
      8.0 miles
      1016 Taylor Street
      Boyle, MS 38730
      (662)843-4572
      8.0 PK-6 359
    • Cleveland Parks Elementary School
      Grades: K-5 | 359 students
      9.6 miles
      1305 Terrace Road
      Cleveland, MS 38732
      (662)843-3166
      9.6 K-5 359
    • Cleveland Cypress Park Elementary School
      Grades: 3-5 | 257 students
      10.1 miles
      725 S Martin Luther King Drive
      Cleveland, MS 38732
      (662)846-6152
      10.1 3-5 257
    • Cleveland D. M. Smith Middle School
      Grades: 6-8 | 260 students
      10.1 miles
      715 S Martin Luther King Drive
      Cleveland, MS 38732
      (662)843-4355
      10.1 6-8 260

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