School Details

Calhoun High School

315 S River St, Calhoun, GA 30701
(706) 629-9213
6

(out of 10)

Public Grades 9-12 863 students 15 students/teacher (GA avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

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Georgia High School Graduation Test (GHSGT)

In 2010-2011 Georgia administered the Georgia High School Graduation Test (GHSGT) in English language arts, math, science and social studies to students in grade 11. The GHSGT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Georgia. Students must pass all parts of the GHSGT in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to pass the test.
  • This school in 2011
  • Calhoun City School District average
  • Georgia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Calhoun High School is a public high school in Calhoun. The principal of Calhoun High School is Greg Green, who can be contacted at greeng@calhounschools.org. 863 students attend Calhoun High School and are mostly Black, non-Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. 4% of the Calhoun High School students are "limited in English proficiency." 55% of the 863 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 50% have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Calhoun High School is 15:1. Gordon Central High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra
  • Photography
  • Theater drama
  • Video film production

Languages Taught

  • French
  • German
  • Latin
  • Spanish

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Bicycling
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 8% 7%
White, non-Hispanic 60% 57%
Hispanic 27% 31%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 2%
Multiracial 2% 3%
Asian 2% 2%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 50% 58%
Limited English proficiency 4% 12%
Economically disadvantaged 55% 64%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (3 years ago)

    Calhoun City Schools is an excellent school system. As a parent of children who attend this school system I continue to appreciate the dedication of the teachers and the support of the community.

  • (5 years ago)

    As a proud parent of a 3rd generation Calhoun City School student there is no better public school in Georgia than the Calhoun City School system.

  • (6 years ago)

    Calhoun High School is nationally recognized for its academic excellence. Founded more than 100 years ago the school has a tradition of excellence in academics athletics and the arts. The school has excellent teachers leaders and huge community support. The community is blessed to have the small town feel of this highschool. Everyone is a yellow jacket and the spirit is contagious.

  • (6 years ago)

    i am a senior at this school. I love it here everybody is so nice and friendly. We are very school spirited. I would recommend this school to anybody.

  • (6 years ago)

    GREAT school! We have a really good balance with academics and athletics. The school provides many opportunities for extra-curricular activities. Students techers and staff are all one big family! Positive environment for all involved.

  • (7 years ago)

    I went there for my 9th grade and one semester for 10th grade I love this school teachers really help you out with your academics and other social problems they have a lot of school spirit it is a pretty small school so they pretty much can put attention on individual students one thing is there is still minorities. new students can make friends easily cause we are friendly. hope this helps i miss that school now

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