Columbus school information

IndexColumbusNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores73%73%68%
Student/Teacher ration/a15:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a1,89579,235
Total private schoolsn/a51024,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,965

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  • The average school test scores in Columbus are 7% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Columbus.
  • 75.8% of people in Columbus have completed 8th grade.
  • 75.4% of people in Columbus have completed high school.
  • 17.1% of people in Columbus have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Polk County High1681 East Nc 108 HwyGrades: 09 - 12Students: 722 · Ratio: 15:173
  • Polk County Virtual Early College1681 East Nc 108 HwyGrades: 09 - 12Students: 5 · Ratio: 25:173

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Education level achieved in Columbus

IndexColumbusNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade75.8%82.6%83.8%
Completed high school75.4%81.1%82.4%
Completed some college50.7%58.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree29.9%36.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors17.1%27.8%29.3%
Completed masters5.8%9.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.6%2.7%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.6%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.
Saluda, NC59691%33%
Tryon, NC1,68190%31%
Dana, NC2,46688%29%
Campobello, SC50586%27%
Landrum, SC2,59786%26%
Columbus, NC1,50673%7%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Salem, AR1,50685%25%
Ellendale, ND1,50669%1%
Hazen, AR1,50660%12%
Atglen, PA1,50770%3%
Phillips, WI1,50582%21%
Columbus, NC1,50673%7%
Source: The Columbus, NC 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.