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Avg. test scores 45%
High school dipl. 0%
Bachelors degree 30%

Columbus school information

IndexColumbusKansasNational
Average Test Scores27%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools597079,221
Total private schoolsn/a19024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a867,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Columbus are 45% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Columbus
  • 83.5% of people in Columbus have completed 8th grade
  • 83.0% of people in Columbus have completed high school
  • 21.1% of people in Columbus have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Columbus

      IndexColumbusKansasNational
      Completed 8th grade83.5%87.4%84.3%
      Completed high school83.0%86.1%83.0%
      Completed some college52.3%63.7%59.4%
      Completed associate degree29.6%39.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors21.1%31.6%30.3%
      Completed masters10.5%11.4%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.3%3.0%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%1.3%

      Columbus, KS School Districts

      • Columbus Unified School District 493

      There are a total of 5 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Columbus. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Columbus, KS schools is 27%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Columbus, KS, an average of 83.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 83.0% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Weir, KS57950%1%
      Oswego, KS1,93740%18%
      Baxter Springs, KS4,05627%45%
      Riverton, KS90026%47%
      Galena, KS2,95324%52%
      Columbus, KS3,17827%45%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Cactus, TX3,17860%21%
      Corning, AR3,17720%60%
      Weatogue, CT3,17972%45%
      Mount Penn, PA3,17745%9%
      Iowa, LA3,17963%29%
      Columbus, KS3,17827%45%
      Source: The Columbus, KS 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.