Award Year: 2014

Caledonia Elementary School

99 Confederate Drive
Caledonia, MS, 39740-9670

(662) 356-2050

Mr. Roger D Hill, Principal at time of Nomination

Title I School

Lowndes County SD

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Mission

It is the mission of Caledonia Elementary School to challenge all students to attain their greatest potential.

Student Demographics
  • Black/African American: 14%
  • White: 81%
  • Hispanic: 3%
  • Asian: 1%
  • ELL: 1%
  • Economically Disadvantaged: %
Application
Caledonia Elementary School - A place where all students are challenged to attain their greatest potential!

Caledonia Elementary School - A place where all students are challenged to attain their greatest potential!

Caledonia Elementary is the only elementary school in the small farm town of Caledonia, Mississippi established in 1908. The town of Caledonia is located in Northeast Mississippi with a population of 1,031. The school serves the local town and surrounding areas as well as the Columbus Air Force Base. The elementary school serves over 1,000 students making it the center of this small town and its people. Some of its students are the fifth generation to attend this school which now serves a diverse culture from the surrounding area. Caledonia Elementary is a Pre K-5 school serving students from many ethnic cultures including Caucasian, African American, Asian, and Hispanics.
Caledonia Elementary encourages and promotes an atmosphere of student achievement through learning and growing. With strong and focused leadership comes a determined and hard-working staff that set goals for both themselves and their students. CES has developed a sense of accomplishment and pride from the success of student performance on all state assessments, and continues to work towards increasing student performance and closing the achievement gap from year to year. Caledonia Elementary believes in the academic success of all students. The mission statement: "Challenging All Students to Obtain Their Greatest Potential" is a driving force behind the success of our school and its longstanding tradition of striving for excellence. Caledonia Elementary is a model school in the state of Mississippi and a shining light in the Lowndes County School system.