Columbus school information

Average Test Scores76%52%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a16:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a2,22479,221
Total private schoolsn/a47724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1407,963
The Columbus, MN educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Columbus public schools have average test scores of 76% which is 45% higher than than the Minnesota average and 53% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Columbus public schools is n/a, compared to 16:1 in Minnesota and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 93.4% have completed high school, 24.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Columbus are 53% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Columbus.
  • 93.8% of people in Columbus have completed 8th grade.
  • 93.4% of people in Columbus have completed high school.
  • 24.4% of people in Columbus have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Columbus

Completed 8th grade93.8%90.5%84.3%
Completed high school93.4%89.5%83.0%
Completed some college63.4%66.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.0%45.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.4%34.2%30.3%
Completed masters8.4%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.1%3.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.4%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Columbus (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Marine on St. Croix, MN75392%87%
Grant, MN4,13485%73%
Mahtomedi, MN7,96483%69%
Houlton, WI23382%67%
Centerville, MN3,90781%65%
Columbus, MN3,98076%53%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Alexandria, AL3,98038%24%
Enon, VA3,98193%89%
Berne, IN3,98276%54%
Norton, VA3,97885%72%
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Columbus, MN3,98076%53%
Source: The Columbus, MN 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.