Columbus school information

Average Test Scores54%53%68%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools2089379,235
Total private schools920624,875
Total post-secondary schools1687,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Columbus are 20% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 20 public schools in Columbus.
  • 76.7% of people in Columbus have completed 8th grade.
  • 74.2% of people in Columbus have completed high school.
  • 21.1% of people in Columbus have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Columbus

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  • Cmsd Alternative School924 20Th Street NorthGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Columbus High School215 Hemlock StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 125 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Columbus Middle School175 Highway 373Grades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Cook Elementary School2217 N Seventh StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 832 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Fairview Elementary School225 Airline RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 306 · Ratio: 18:152
  • Franklin Academy501 N Third AvenueGrades: KG - 05Students: 413 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Mckellar Vocational Center810 N Browder StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Ms School For Math And Science1100 College Street Muw 1627Grades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • New Hope Elementary School199 Enlow RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 1,121 · Ratio: 15:159
  • New Hope High School3419 New Hope RoadGrades: 09 - 12Students: 778 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • New Hope Middle School462 Center RoadGrades: 06 - 08Students: 65 · Ratio: 13:157
  • Sale Elementary School520 Warpath RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 27 · Ratio: 17:158
  • Stokes Beard Elementary School311 Martin Luther King Dr.Grades: PK - 05Students: 499 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • West Lowndes Elementary1000 Gilmer Wilburn RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 207 · Ratio: 9:158
  • West Lowndes High School646 S. Frontage RoadGrades: 09 - 12Students: 192 · Ratio: 10:1n/a
  • West Lowndes Middle School1380 Motley RoadGrades: 06 - 08Students: 123 · Ratio: 7:143

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Education level achieved in Columbus

Completed 8th grade76.7%78.1%83.8%
Completed high school74.2%76.0%82.4%
Completed some college51.1%51.7%58.4%
Completed associate degree28.3%28.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors21.1%20.4%29.3%
Completed masters7.3%7.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.9%2.2%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.3%0.9%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.
Caledonia, MS1,24772%6%
West Point, MS11,20046%33%
Crawford, MS64026%62%
Columbus, MS23,48354%20%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Taylors, SC23,49079%16%
Eagle Mountain, UT23,46875%10%
Faribault, MN23,46053%22%
Fairfax, VA23,50790%32%
Blue Island, IL23,45376%12%
Columbus, MS23,48354%20%
Source: The Columbus, MS 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.