Callaway High School (Georgia)

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Callaway High School
Callaway High School (Hogansville, GA).JPG
Address
221 Whitfield Rd.
Hogansville, Georgia
United States
Coordinates 33°05′05″N 84°58′50″W / 33.0848°N 84.9806°W / 33.0848; -84.9806Coordinates: 33°05′05″N 84°58′50″W / 33.0848°N 84.9806°W / 33.0848; -84.9806
Information
Type Public secondary
Established 1996
School district Troup County School District
Principal Jonathan Laney
Faculty [1]
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 839 [2016-17]
Color(s) Red and black
Mascot Cavalier
Rival Heard County High School, LaGrange High School
Website

Callaway High School is a public high school located in Hogansville, Georgia, United States. It enrolls students in grades 9-12 from LaGrange, Hogansville, and the surrounding area. The principal is Jonathan Laney.[2] The mascot of Callaway is the Cavalier.

History and demographics[edit]

Callaway High School opened in 1996 to replace Hogansville High School.[3] It was named after the Callaway family who lived in the area.

Callaway is the smallest of the three public high schools in Troup County. In 2010, Callaway had 824 students. In 2010, the student body was 60% white, 37% black, 1% Asian, 1% Hispanic and 1% multi-racial. About 55% of Callaway's students were considered economically disadvantaged, and 9% were disabled.[4]

Academics[edit]

The school offers Advanced Placement courses in:

  • Art: Studio 2-D Design
  • Biology
  • Calculus BC
  • Chemistry
  • English Language and Composition
  • English Literature and Composition
  • Government
  • Psychology[5]
  • United States Government and Politics

Sports[edit]

Callaway sports teams include football, competition cheer[6] softball, volleyball, basketball, wrestling, baseball, golf, soccer, and tennis.[7]

Callaway is in Region 5AA in Georgia. In fall 2015, the school's football team's record was 11-2. The head football coach is Coach Pete Wiggins.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Callaway High School Faculty http://chs.troup.k12.ga.us/faculty.html
  2. ^ "About callaway High School". Chs.troup.k12.ga.us. Retrieved 2010-04-26. 
  3. ^ "Hogansville fest includes high school hall of fame first honorees". The Times-Herald. 2008-09-21. Retrieved 2010-04-26. 
  4. ^ "Callaway High School in Hogansville, Georgia (GA) - Test Results, Rating, Ranking, Grades, Scores, Classes, Enrollment, Teachers, Students, and Report Card". City-data.com. Retrieved 2010-04-26. 
  5. ^ "Student Teacher Ratio Callaway High School - Hogansville, Georgia - GA". Greatschools.org. Retrieved 2010-04-26. 
  6. ^ competition cheer
  7. ^ "Home of the Callaway Cavaliers". Callawayathletics.com. Retrieved 2010-04-26. 
  8. ^ "Callaway Cavaliers High School Football Home". MaxPreps. Retrieved 2010-04-26.