Columbus school information

IndexColumbusWisconsinNational
Average Test Scores52%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools31,86979,221
Total private schools487224,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1147,963
The Columbus, WI educational system consists of 3 public schools, 4 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Columbus public schools have average test scores of 52% which is 12% higher than than the Wisconsin average and 6% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Columbus public schools is 13:1, compared to 14:1 in Wisconsin and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 94.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 92.7% have completed high school, 33.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Columbus are 6% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Columbus.
  • 94.4% of people in Columbus have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.7% of people in Columbus have completed high school.
  • 33.5% of people in Columbus have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Columbus

IndexColumbusWisconsinNational
Completed 8th grade94.4%89.0%84.3%
Completed high school92.7%87.8%83.0%
Completed some college66.8%59.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree45.6%38.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors33.5%28.4%30.3%
Completed masters8.4%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.2%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.4%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Sun Prairie, WI31,72153%8%
Beaver Dam, WI16,44050%2%
Pardeeville, WI2,09648%3%
Randolph, WI1,79447%4%
Marshall, WI3,93442%15%
Columbus, WI5,00452%6%

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Gardnertown, NY5,00429%42%
Mathis, TX5,00359%19%
Jackson, AL5,00230%39%
Auburn, IL5,00622%55%
Granite Shoals, TX5,00171%43%
Columbus, WI5,00452%6%
Source: The Columbus, WI 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.