Columbus High School

  • Columbus High School serves 1,269 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 95% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 94% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Columbus High School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 59%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Columbus High School's student population of 1,269 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 60 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2004)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,269 students
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Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Columbus High School is ranked within the top 1% of all 2,174 schools in Georgia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Columbus High School is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rankn/a
25%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
95%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
94%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:116:1
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Asian
9%
4%
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Hispanic
6%
15%
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Black
25%
37%
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White
56%
41%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Columbus High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.620.41
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Graduation Rate≥99%
81%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Columbus High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMuscogee County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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