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Avg. test scores 30%
High school dipl. 5%
Bachelors degree 25%

Columbus school information

IndexColumbusIndianaNational
Average Test Scores70%66%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:122:116:1
Total public schools161,75579,221
Total private schools967524,874
Total post-secondary schools21417,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Columbus are 43% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 16 public schools in Columbus
  • 87.6% of people in Columbus have completed 8th grade
  • 86.8% of people in Columbus have completed high school
  • 37.9% of people in Columbus have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Columbus

      IndexColumbusIndianaNational
      Completed 8th grade87.6%84.6%84.3%
      Completed high school86.8%82.9%83.0%
      Completed some college63.6%53.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree46.3%33.0%38.5%
      Completed bachelors37.9%24.6%30.3%
      Completed masters16.0%8.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.5%2.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.6%1.0%1.3%

      Columbus, IN School Districts

      • Bartholomew County School Corporation

      There are a total of 16 public schools, 9 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Columbus. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Columbus, IN schools is 70%. The average student to teacher ratio is 18:1. In Columbus, IN, an average of 87.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 86.8% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Trafalgar, IN1,23776%54%
      Scipio, IN5075%51%
      Edinburgh, IN4,64768%39%
      Hope, IN2,28966%34%
      Taylorsville, IN1,05852%5%
      Columbus, IN46,47470%43%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Jeffersonville, IN46,41557%16%
      Draper, UT46,39956%13%
      Madison, AL46,39670%42%
      Glenview, IL46,55954%9%
      San Jacinto, CA46,37528%43%
      Columbus, IN46,47470%43%
      Source: The Columbus, IN 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.