Columbus school information

Average Test Scores74%74%68%
Student/Teacher ratio15:113:116:1
Total public schools1178079,235
Total private schools918224,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a567,965

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  • The average school test scores in Columbus are 8% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 11 public schools in Columbus.
  • 86.0% of people in Columbus have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.0% of people in Columbus have completed high school.
  • 21.9% of people in Columbus have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Columbus

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  • Centennial Elementary School500 Centennial StGrades: PK - 05Students: 494 · Ratio: 17:178
  • Columbus High School2200 26Th StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,129 · Ratio: 16:165
  • Columbus Middle School2410 16Th StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 828 · Ratio: 15:164
  • Emerson Elementary School2410 20Th StGrades: PK - 05Students: 279 · Ratio: 15:173
  • Lakeview High School3744 83Rd StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 279 · Ratio: 13:170
  • Lakeview Junior High School3744 83Rd StreetGrades: 07 - 08Students: 114 · Ratio: 14:170
  • Lost Creek Elementary Sch3772 33Rd AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 381 · Ratio: 17:181
  • North Park Elementary2200 31St StGrades: PK - 05Students: 337 · Ratio: 17:183
  • Shell Creek Elementary School16786 280Th StGrades: PK - 06Students: 185 · Ratio: 13:168
  • West Park Elementary4100 Adamy StGrades: PK - 05Students: 266 · Ratio: 16:186

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Education level achieved in Columbus

Completed 8th grade86.0%88.4%83.8%
Completed high school84.0%87.1%82.4%
Completed some college57.9%62.7%58.4%
Completed associate degree33.2%38.7%37.2%
Completed bachelors21.9%29.0%29.3%
Completed masters6.6%9.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.5%2.9%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.3%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.
David City, NE2,88670%3%
Columbus, NE22,43674%8%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Newberg, OR22,45180%17%
Crystal, MN22,45948%29%
Rosemount, MN22,46977%13%
Prichard, AL22,47580%17%
Bixby, OK22,48087%27%
Columbus, NE22,43674%8%
Source: The Columbus, NE 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.