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Columbia school information

Index Columbia Illinois National
Average Test Scores56%33%48%
Student/Teacher ratio16:118:116:1
Total public schools33,93879,221
Total private schools11,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Columbia are 17% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Columbia
  • 94.6% of people in Columbia have completed 8th grade
  • 93.7% of people in Columbia have completed high school
  • 40.2% of people in Columbia have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Columbia

      Index Columbia Illinois National
      Completed 8th grade94.6%86.2%84.3%
      Completed high school93.7%84.7%83.0%
      Completed some college68.9%61.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree47.6%40.7%38.5%
      Completed bachelors40.2%32.9%30.3%
      Completed masters12.9%12.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree3.1%3.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.3%1.2%1.3%

      Columbia, IL School Districts

      • Columbia Community Unit School District 4

      There are a total of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Columbia. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Columbia, IL schools is 56%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Columbia, IL, an average of 94.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 93.7% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Clayton, MO16,76373%52.7%
      Brentwood, MO7,98670%45.6%
      Olivette, MO7,83770%44.8%
      Kirkwood, MO27,77269%43.1%
      Webster Groves, MO22,90664%32.8%
      Columbia, IL10,69256%16.7%

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      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Woodbury, NY10,70072%49.7%
      Pleasanton, TX10,70339%19.4%
      Darby, PA10,71119%61.5%
      Arkadelphia, AR10,67041%15.4%
      Soquel, CA10,72156%17.2%
      Columbia, IL10,69256%16.7%
      Source: The Columbia, IL education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.