Columbus school information

IndexColumbusGeorgiaNational
Average Test Scores30%35%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools662,17679,235
Total private schools1951524,875
Total post-secondary schools61947,965

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  • The average school test scores in Columbus are 40% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 66 public schools in Columbus.
  • 81.0% of people in Columbus have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.8% of people in Columbus have completed high school.
  • 23.7% of people in Columbus have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Columbus

IndexColumbusGeorgiaNational
Completed 8th grade81.0%81.6%83.8%
Completed high school79.8%80.1%82.4%
Completed some college57.8%56.5%58.4%
Completed associate degree31.4%35.4%37.2%
Completed bachelors23.7%28.3%29.3%
Completed masters8.7%10.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.8%3.1%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Smiths Station, AL5,09544%10%
Ladonia, AL2,94736%27%
Phenix City, AL35,75335%28%
Cusseta-Chattahoochee County, GA11,84623%54%
Columbus, GA198,24730%40%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Akron, OH198,49257%15%
Yonkers, NY198,65434%31%
Moreno Valley, CA198,87224%52%
Aurora, IL199,87831%38%
Augusta, GA196,55122%56%
Columbus, GA198,24730%40%
Source: The Columbus, GA 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.