Columbus school information

IndexColumbusNew MexicoNational
Average Test Scoresn/a22%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:115:116:1
Total public schools166779,221
Total private schoolsn/a16324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a557,963
The Columbus, NM educational system consists of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Columbus public schools have average test scores of n/a which is equal to than the New Mexico average and equal to than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Columbus public schools is 20:1, compared to 15:1 in New Mexico and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 40.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 35.3% have completed high school, 10.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Columbus are equal to the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Columbus.
  • 40.8% of people in Columbus have completed 8th grade.
  • 35.3% of people in Columbus have completed high school.
  • 10.6% of people in Columbus have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Columbus

IndexColumbusNew MexicoNational
Completed 8th grade40.8%81.4%84.3%
Completed high school35.3%80.0%83.0%
Completed some college17.8%58.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree11.4%34.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors10.6%26.7%30.3%
Completed masters5.6%11.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.2%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.8%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Columbus, NM1,244n/a 

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Prospect, PA1,24558%17%
Entiat, WA1,24341%16%
Fort Sumner, NM1,24334%32%
Wetumka, OK1,24560%21%
Black River, NY1,24527%45%
Columbus, NM1,244n/a 
Source: The Columbus, NM 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.