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71%
  • Spring Hill High School
  • One Raider La, Columbia
  • Maury County
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 992
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
62%
  • J E Woodard Elementary
  • 207 Rutherford La, Columbia
  • Maury County
  • Grades: PK - 4 · Students: 510
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
57%
  • J. R. Baker Elementary
  • 1301 Hamphire Pk, Columbia
  • Maury County
  • Grades: PK - 4 · Students: 332
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
54%
  • Columbia Central High School
  • 921 Lion Pw, Columbia
  • Maury County
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,372
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
44%
  • Whitthorne Middle School
  • 915 Lion Pw, Columbia
  • Maury County
  • Grades: 5 - 8 · Students: 948
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
42%
  • Highland Park Elementary
  • 1606 Highland Av, Columbia
  • Maury County
  • Grades: PK - 4 · Students: 348
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
35%
  • R Howell Elementary
  • 653 Bear Creek Pk, Columbia
  • Maury County
  • Grades: PK - 4 · Students: 505
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
31%
  • E. A. Cox Middle School
  • 633 Bear Creek Pk, Columbia
  • Maury County
  • Grades: 5 - 8 · Students: 760
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
30%
  • J. Brown Elementary
  • 301 Cord Dr, Columbia
  • Maury County
  • Grades: PK - 4 · Students: 401
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
27%
  • Mcdowell Elementary
  • 714 West 7th St, Columbia
  • Maury County
  • Grades: PK - 4 · Students: 358
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
25%
  • Riverside Elementary
  • 203 Carter St, Columbia
  • Maury County
  • Grades: PK - 4 · Students: 394
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
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Columbia school information

IndexColumbiaTennesseeNational
Average Test Scores43%52%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools111,39079,221
Total private schools743024,874
Total post-secondary schools31897,963
The Columbia, TN educational system consists of 11 public schools, 7 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Columbia public schools have average test scores of 43% which is 17% lower than than the Tennessee average and 12% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Columbia public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in Tennessee and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 78.4% have completed high school, 17.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Columbia

IndexColumbiaTennesseeNational
Completed 8th grade80.7%82.0%84.3%
Completed high school78.4%79.9%83.0%
Completed some college50.3%53.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.7%32.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.2%25.4%30.3%
Completed masters5.7%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.2%1.3%

Columbia, TN School Districts

Maury County School District

There are a total of 11 public schools, 7 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in Columbia. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Columbia, TN schools is 43%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In Columbia, TN, an average of 80.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 78.4% 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, TN schools.

Source: The Columbia, TN 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.