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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  • Callaway Dance Phenom Wins at State Fair Talent Competition Callaway Dance Phenom Wins at State Fair Talent Competition October 27, 2014  Jordan Jefferson performs tap routine for another first place win at State FairCallaway junior Jordan Jefferson won ...
    Posted Nov 3, 2014, 2:46 PM by Callaway High
  • SPOTLIGHT: Back-to-School Guide for Callaway Parents and Students The first day of school in Jackson Public Schools is Monday, August 18, 2014. This guide provides essential information for JPS parents and students. It includes:What's New? General ...
    Posted Aug 26, 2014, 2:02 PM by Callaway High
  • JPS Launches Online Registration Process Jackson Public Schools is going paperless for the first time with online registration. This initiative will make the whole process of getting a child registered in JPS easier on parents ...
    Posted Aug 26, 2014, 1:24 PM by Callaway High
  • JPS Summer Reading is Underway The Jackson Public Schools Summer Reading Program is underway and continues until students return to school in August. All students in grades K–12 must read at least three books ...
    Posted Aug 26, 2014, 1:24 PM by Callaway High
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