Columbus High School

1700 Cherokee Ave
Columbus, GA 31906
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 1%
Columbus High School serves 1,286 students in grades 9-12.
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 91% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 94% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Columbus High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Columbus High School's student population of 1,286 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2004)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,286 students
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Total Classroom Teachers62 teachers
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School Comparison

Columbus High School is ranked within the top 1% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Columbus High School is 0.63, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#4 out of 2188 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
91%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
94%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
10%
4%
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Hispanic
7%
15%
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Black
23%
37%
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White
55%
40%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.630.69
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Graduation Rate
≥99%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMuscogee County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Columbus High School is Jordan Vocational High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Rainey Mccullers School Of The Arts (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wynnton Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Columbus Wynnton Elementary School Charter School
    Math: 25% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 473 students
    0.6 miles
    2303 Wynnton Rd
    Columbus, GA 31906
    (706) 748-3147
    0.6 K-5 473
  • Columbus Hannan Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 491 students
    0.8 miles
    1338 Talbotton Rd
    Columbus, GA 31901
    (706) 748-2744
    0.8 K-5 491
  • Columbus Jordan Vocational High School Math: 10% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 766 students
    1.1 miles
    3200 Howard Ave
    Columbus, GA 31904
    (706) 748-2819
    1.1 9-12 766
  • Columbus Rigdon Road Elementary School Math: 14% | Reading: 14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 605 students
    1.1 miles
    1320 Rigdon Rd
    Columbus, GA 31906
    (706) 565-2989
    1.1 PK-5 605
  • Columbus Rainey Mccullers School Of The Arts Math: 38% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-10 | 310 students
    1.2 miles
    1700 Midtown Dr
    Columbus, GA 31906
    (706) 748-3360
    1.2 6-10 310

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