Columbia school information

Average Test Scores61%63%68%
Student/Teacher ratio13:116:116:1
Total public schools71,15779,235
Total private schools129824,875
Total post-secondary schools11307,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Columbia are 11% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Columbia.
  • 68.7% of people in Columbia have completed 8th grade.
  • 60.8% of people in Columbia have completed high school.
  • 18.5% of people in Columbia have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Columbia

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  • Adair County Elementary School870 Indian DriveGrades: PK - 06Students: 646 · Ratio: 17:158
  • Adair County High School526 Indian DriveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 755 · Ratio: 20:145
  • Adair County Middle School322 General John Adair DriveGrades: 07 - 08Students: 372 · Ratio: 17:162
  • Adair Youth Development Center401 Appleby DriveGrades: 01 - 12Students: 37 · Ratio: 5:1n/a
  • Colonel William Casey Elementary220 General John Adair DriveGrades: PK - 02Students: 428 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • John Adair Intermediate School202 General John Adair DriveGrades: 03 - 05Students: 342 · Ratio: 15:179

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Education level achieved in Columbia

Completed 8th grade68.7%80.0%83.8%
Completed high school60.8%76.6%82.4%
Completed some college44.6%49.7%58.4%
Completed associate degree29.4%29.1%37.2%
Completed bachelors18.5%21.8%29.3%
Completed masters7.3%8.9%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.2%2.5%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.8%0.9%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Columbia (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Jamestown, KY2,02783%22%
Russell Springs, KY2,46965%5%
Greensburg, KY2,44256%18%
Columbia, KY4,79261%11%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
New Roads, LA4,79135%49%
Walkertown, NC4,79068%0%
Rocky Mount, VA4,79587%28%
Walnut Ridge, AR4,80075%11%
Cheboygan, MI4,80163%8%
Columbia, KY4,79261%11%
Source: The Columbia, KY education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.