Columbus school information

IndexColumbusTexasNational
Average Test Scores57%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools37,41879,221
Total private schools11,26724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4637,963
The Columbus, TX educational system consists of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Columbus public schools have average test scores of 57% which is 21% lower than than the Texas average and 16% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Columbus public schools is 14:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 78.8% have completed high school, 19.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.0% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Columbus are 16% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Columbus.
  • 80.5% of people in Columbus have completed 8th grade.
  • 78.8% of people in Columbus have completed high school.
  • 19.3% of people in Columbus have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Columbus

IndexColumbusTexasNational
Completed 8th grade80.5%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school78.8%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college40.6%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree24.2%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.3%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters3.3%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%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.
Fayetteville, TX22177%56%
Weimar, TX2,49877%56%
Eagle Lake, TX3,65162%26%
Columbus, TX3,60457%16%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Bayport, MN3,60471%43%
Brookhaven, NY3,60553%8%
Severance, CO3,60345%10%
Prestonsburg, KY3,60349%0%
Clinton, CT3,60557%15%
Columbus, TX3,60457%16%
Source: The Columbus, TX 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.