PROFICIENCY 14% 51% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
18%JACKSON PUBLIC SCHOOL DIST
10%Jackson
28%Mississippi

Callaway High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "JACKSON PUBLIC SCHOOL DIST" in Jackson, MS. There are a total of 1,123 students and 69 teachers at Callaway High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. There are a total of 1,123 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Callaway High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 13.5%, which is 51% lower than the Mississippi average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1123
Teachers68.93
Student/Teacher ratio17:1
Free lunch1123
Reduced lunch0

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment31
Taking some courses31
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses<=2
Passing no courses29

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Callaway High School, there are a total of 31 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 31 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All4%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School4%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All23%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School20-24%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Callaway High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMississippiNational
Caucasian 0.2% 1.3% 47.0% 51.1%
African American 97.5% 97.0% 48.1% 15.9%
Asian 0.4% 0.1% 1.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 2.0% 1.4% 3.2% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.0% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.1% 0.3% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
North Jackson Elementary School19%0.3Jackson, MS
Kirksey Middle School17%0.3Jackson, MS
Green Elementary School6%1.3Jackson, MS
Mcwillie Elementary School67%1.9Jackson, MS
Chastain Middle School17%2.1Jackson, MS
Boyd Elementary School13%2.1Jackson, MS
Watkins Elementary School12%2.3Jackson, MS
Highland Elementary29%2.5Ridgeland, MS
Spann Elementary School24%2.6Jackson, MS
Powell Middle School5%2.8Jackson, MS
Mc Leod Elementary School12%3.0Jackson, MS
Ms School For The Blind High School13%3.1Jackson, MS

Jackson demographics profile

StatisticJacksonMississippiNational
Population172,0392,989,192318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,5496291
Median age32.136.737.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)38%54%55%
Speak English97%96%79%
Speak Spanish2%2%13%

Education level achieved in Jackson

IndexJacksonMississippiNational
Completed 8th grade81.3%78.6%84.3%
Completed high school79.9%76.7%83.0%
Completed some college59.2%52.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.2%29.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors26.9%21.0%30.3%
Completed masters11.4%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.2%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.5%0.9%1.3%
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Source: The Callaway High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.