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Avg. test scores 7%
High school dipl. 25%
Bachelors degree 47%

Columbia school information

IndexColumbiaKentuckyNational
Average Test Scores46%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:116:116:1
Total public schools71,15779,221
Total private schools129824,874
Total post-secondary schools11307,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Columbia are 7% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Columbia
  • 71.0% of people in Columbia have completed 8th grade
  • 62.6% of people in Columbia have completed high school
  • 16.2% of people in Columbia have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Columbia

      IndexColumbiaKentuckyNational
      Completed 8th grade71.0%81.0%84.3%
      Completed high school62.6%77.8%83.0%
      Completed some college42.9%51.3%59.4%
      Completed associate degree25.5%30.5%38.5%
      Completed bachelors16.2%22.7%30.3%
      Completed masters6.7%9.3%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.2%2.6%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.7%0.9%1.3%

      Columbia, KY School Districts

      • Adair County School District

      There are a total of 7 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Columbia. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Columbia, KY schools is 46%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Columbia, KY, an average of 71.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 62.6% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Jamestown, KY1,98951%4%
      Russell Springs, KY2,50648%2%
      Greensburg, KY2,24343%12%
      Columbia, KY4,84746%7%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Willits, CA4,84830%39%
      Rio Bravo, TX4,84274%49%
      Luray, VA4,84275%51%
      Crystal City, MO4,84151%3%
      Homestead Meadows North, TX4,84075%52%
      Columbia, KY4,84746%7%
      Source: The Columbia, KY education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 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.