Columbia school information

IndexColumbiaPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores59%72%68%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools32,56379,235
Total private schools31,62624,875
Total post-secondary schools14067,965

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  • The average school test scores in Columbia are 13% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Columbia.
  • 79.5% of people in Columbia have completed 8th grade.
  • 77.5% of people in Columbia have completed high school.
  • 11.3% of people in Columbia have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Columbia Jshs901 Ironville PikeGrades: 07 - 12Students: 573 · Ratio: 12:153
  • Park El Sch50 S 6Th StGrades: KG - 06Students: 446 · Ratio: 13:166
  • Taylor El Sch45 N 9Th StGrades: KG - 06Students: 338 · Ratio: 15:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Columbia

IndexColumbiaPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade79.5%86.5%83.8%
Completed high school77.5%85.0%82.4%
Completed some college33.1%52.2%58.4%
Completed associate degree18.7%35.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors11.3%28.1%29.3%
Completed masters3.4%11.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.0%3.2%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.3%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.
Brownstown, PA71187%28%
East Petersburg, PA4,50486%26%
Lampeter, PA1,62886%26%
Landisville, PA1,84485%25%
Washington Boro, PA64085%24%
Columbia, PA10,39959%13%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Berwick, PA10,39869%2%
Marlton, NJ10,39780%17%
Nanticoke, PA10,39574%8%
Comstock Park, MI10,40756%18%
Woods Cross, UT10,38981%18%
Columbia, PA10,39959%13%
Source: The Columbia, PA 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.