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Avg. test scores 62%
High school dipl. 2%
Bachelors degree 27%

Columbus school information

IndexColumbusNebraskaNational
Average Test Scores80%75%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:113:116:1
Total public schools1178079,221
Total private schools918224,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a567,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Columbus are 62% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 11 public schools in Columbus
  • 87.2% of people in Columbus have completed 8th grade
  • 84.6% of people in Columbus have completed high school
  • 22.1% of people in Columbus have completed a bachelors degree

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Compare Columbus, NE Schools

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      Education level achieved in Columbus

      IndexColumbusNebraskaNational
      Completed 8th grade87.2%88.4%84.3%
      Completed high school84.6%87.2%83.0%
      Completed some college57.7%63.7%59.4%
      Completed associate degree33.7%40.1%38.5%
      Completed bachelors22.1%30.0%30.3%
      Completed masters6.9%9.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.0%2.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.7%1.2%1.3%

      Columbus, NE School Districts

      • Columbus Public Schools
      • Lakeview Community Schools

      There are a total of 11 public schools, 9 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Columbus. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Columbus, NE schools is 80%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Columbus, NE, an average of 87.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 84.6% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Platte Center, NE35382%67%
      Richland, NE7980%63%
      David City, NE2,86180%62%
      Bellwood, NE33775%51%
      Lakeview, NE31771%44%
      Columbus, NE22,66880%62%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Maple Heights, OH22,68543%12%
      Oak Ridge, FL22,68937%25%
      Bloomingdale, FL22,63867%36%
      Eagle, ID22,71159%21%
      Arnold, MD22,62560%23%
      Columbus, NE22,66880%62%
      Source: The Columbus, NE 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.