About the School
The mission of Calhoun County High School, in unity with parents and community, is to provide an environment conducive to learning that challenges all students to reach their maximum potential for success in a rapidly changing global society.
We envision a school district where everyone works harmoniously in a safe and caring environment to help all students reach their maximum potential.
In establishing and maintaining high expectations for all students.
Every student can learn and be successful.
Every student is responsible for his/her choices and actions.
In providing challenging and rigorous experiences to develop confident and competent students.
In fostering cooperation and collaboration to promote engaging learning experiences.
In an environment that appreciates and encourages diversity.
Change provides opportunity for growth.
Calhoun County High School is a comprehensive high school serving grades nine through twelve in rural Calhoun County. The total enrollment of Calhoun County High School is 463. The school is predominately African-American with that ethnic group representing 79% of the student body. One hundred percent of students at Calhoun County High School receive free lunch. The student attendance rate is 96.9%.
As an award winning high school, CCHS received the Bronze Award from US News and World Reportfor being one of the top high schools in the country for eight consecutive years. The high school's graduation rate has been higher than the State and National rates for the past seven years, with the current graduation rate standing at 91.2%. The school offers a variety of instructional and extracurricular activities in an effort to produce well rounded students.