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Avg. test scores 12%
High school dipl. 5%
Bachelors degree 43%

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
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Columbia are 12% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 11 public schools in Columbia
  • 80.7% of people in Columbia have completed 8th grade
  • 78.4% of people in Columbia have completed high school
  • 17.2% of people in Columbia have completed a bachelors degree

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      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.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Thompson's Station, TN3,47176%54%
      Spring Hill, TN34,36469%41%
      Summertown, TN64364%29%
      Lewisburg, TN11,37656%14%
      Mount Pleasant, TN4,71552%6%
      Columbia, TN36,13043%12%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Menomonee Falls, WI36,11865%33%
      Lufkin, TX36,11268%37%
      Franklin, WI36,15567%35%
      Temple City, CA36,08461%24%
      Richmond, IN36,08258%18%
      Columbia, TN36,13043%12%
      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.