Shaw High School

601 Hwy 61 North, Post Office
Shaw, MS 38773
  • Shaw High School serves 129 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Shaw High School's student population of 129 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students129 students
Gender %This chart display gender of Shaw High School
Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Shaw High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Shaw High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 835 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 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 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#681 out of 835 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Shaw High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-29%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Shaw High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:116:1
Black
100%
48%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Shaw High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.000.57
Graduation Rate80-89%
83%
This chart display graduation rate of Shaw High School and public school graduation rate of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Bolivar Consolidated School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Shaw High School is Gentry High School (13.2 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school, elementary school is Mcevans School (2.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Shaw Mcevans School
    Grades: K-8 | 302 students
    2.6 miles
    601 Hwy 61 North, Post Office
    Shaw, MS 38773
    (662)588-7532
    2.6 K-8 302
  • Boyle Bell Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-6 | 366 students
    8.0 miles
    1016 Taylor Street
    Boyle, MS 38730
    (662)843-4572
    8.0 PK-6 366
  • Cleveland Parks Elementary School
    Grades: K-6 | 343 students
    9.6 miles
    1301 Terrace Road
    Cleveland, MS 38732
    (662)843-3166
    9.6 K-6 343
  • Cleveland Nailor Elementary School
    Grades: K-2 | 323 students
    10.1 miles
    600 Cross Street
    Cleveland, MS 38732
    (662)843-4528
    10.1 K-2 323
  • Cleveland Pearman Elementary School
    Grades: K-6 | 282 students
    10.8 miles
    306 Merritt Drive
    Cleveland, MS 38732
    (662)843-4484
    10.8 K-6 282

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