PROFICIENCY 87% 147% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
29%Muscogee County

Columbus High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Muscogee County" in Columbus, GA. There are a total of 1,255 students and 61 teachers at Columbus High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 21 to 1. There are a total of 176 free lunch students and 64 reduced lunch students.

Columbus High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 87.0%, which is 147% higher than the Georgia average.


Student/Teacher ratio21:1
Free lunch176
Reduced lunch64


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment782
Taking some courses782
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses775
Passing no courses<=2

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Columbus High School, there are a total of 782 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 782 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School91%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School83%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Columbus High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 58.2% 28.5% 42.9% 51.1%
African American 24.2% 57.0% 36.6% 15.9%
Asian 8.0% 2.3% 3.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 4.7% 7.0% 13.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.2% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.3% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.5% 4.5% 3.1% 3.1%

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Jordan Vocational High School15%1.1Columbus, GA
Clubview Elementary School55%1.3Columbus, GA
Richards Middle School33%1.3Columbus, GA
Johnson Elementary School35%1.3Columbus, GA
Davis Elementary School15%1.5Columbus, GA
Hardaway High School30%1.6Columbus, GA
Downtown Elementary Magnet Academy27%1.7Columbus, GA
Carver High School9%1.7Columbus, GA
Fox Elementary School10%1.8Columbus, GA

Columbus demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)92616791
Median age33.636.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%54%55%
Speak English91%86%79%
Speak Spanish5%8%13%

Education level achieved in Columbus

Completed 8th grade82.3%82.3%84.3%
Completed high school81.3%81.0%83.0%
Completed some college59.8%57.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree33.9%36.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.0%29.4%30.3%
Completed masters9.8%11.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.1%3.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.3%1.3%
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Source: The Columbus High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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