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46%
  • Columbia High School
  • 1009 Broad Street, Columbia
  • COLUMBIA SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 489
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
28%
  • Columbia Elementary School
  • 401 Mary Street, Columbia
  • COLUMBIA SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 4 - 5 · Students: 267
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
27%
  • East Marion High School
  • 527 East Marion School Road, Columbia
  • MARION CO SCHOOL DIST
  • Grades: 7 - 12 · Students: 305
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
26%
  • Jefferson Middle School
  • 611 Owens Street, Columbia
  • COLUMBIA SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 381
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
22%
  • Columbia Primary School
  • 913 West Avenue, Columbia
  • COLUMBIA SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: KG - 3 · Students: 623
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
17%
  • East Marion Elementary School
  • 527 East Marion School Road, Columbia
  • MARION CO SCHOOL DIST
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 435
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
n/a
  • Marion Co Voc Complex
  • 1140 Highway 13 S, Columbia
  • MARION CO SCHOOL DIST
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 0
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
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Columbia school information

IndexColumbiaMississippiNational
Average Test Scores28%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools1089379,221
Total private schools120624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a687,963
The Columbia, MS educational system consists of 10 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Columbia public schools have average test scores of 28% which is 1% lower than than the Mississippi average and 44% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Columbia public schools is 14:1, compared to 16:1 in Mississippi and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 71.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 69.9% have completed high school, 13.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Columbia

IndexColumbiaMississippiNational
Completed 8th grade71.9%78.6%84.3%
Completed high school69.9%76.7%83.0%
Completed some college41.5%52.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.6%29.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.5%21.0%30.3%
Completed masters4.4%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%0.9%1.3%

There are a total of 10 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Columbia. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Columbia, MS schools is 28%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Columbia, MS, an average of 71.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 69.9% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Columbia schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Columbia, MS schools.

Source: The Columbia, MS 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.