Callaway High School is located at 601 Beasley Rd. in Jackson, MS. Callaway is one of seven high schools in the Jackson Public School District, the largest school district in the state of Mississippi.

Built in 1966, Callaway was named after the late Robert M. Callaway, a Lafayette County native. He began his career teaching Choctaw Indians in the mountains of McCurtain County, Oklahoma. Before assuming duties as principal of Liberty Grove School, later H.V. Watkins Elementary in Jackson, he taught at Darling in Quitman County and Pocahontas in Hinds County. He was principal at Watkins from 1936-1956.


  • To provide a rigorous education that will enable our students to succeed in Life.
  • To provide the social experiences that enables our students to effectively collaborate.
  • To teach our students to speak and write with conviction and appropriately within various settings.
  • To teach our students to be problem solvers and to think critically in all situations.
  • To develop a post secondary plan for each student based on strengths, weaknesses, and student interest.
  • To provide effective mentorship that will foster the growth and development of each student into a positive citizen of any community.
  • To ensure that students can competently use, explain, and demonstrate the proper use of technology through oral presentation, demonstrations, and application.
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  • Mayor’s Youth Council Accepting Applications Now The Mayor’s Youth Council is actively recruiting 10th & 11th grade members for the 2015-2016 school year. Applications will be accepted through October 16th, 2015. 
    Posted Oct 1, 2015, 9:48 AM by Callaway High
  • Meet Your Mac A series of Meet Your Mac sessions are scheduled in October for our 9th grade students and their parents. The session will last approximately two hours. Information will be provided ...
    Posted Sep 30, 2015, 6:39 PM by Callaway High
  • Carlyle, Sanders named boys co-coaches of the year Callaway and Velma Jackson both reached unprecedented highs during the 2014-15 season. Second-year head coach David Sanders kept the Chargers on track to earn their fourth straight state ...
    Posted Mar 23, 2015, 7:26 AM by Callaway High
  • Callaway Claims Fourth Straight 5A State Basketball Championship Callaway High School claimed its fourth consecutive Class 5A MHSAA boys basketball championship on March 13, 2015, at the Mississippi Coliseum. The Chargers defeated the Ridgeland High Titans 66–43 ...
    Posted Mar 23, 2015, 7:08 AM by Callaway High
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