Columbus High School

103 Cardinal Ln
Columbus, TX 78934
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 489 students in grades 9-12, Columbus High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 489 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • : 90-94% (Top 50% in TX)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

School Overview

Columbus High School's student population of 489 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
489 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Columbus High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 8,188 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Columbus High School is 0.61, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (TX)
#4597 out of 8188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Columbus High School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
45-49%
41%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Columbus High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
35-39%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Columbus High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
50-54%
46%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Columbus High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
44%
53%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Columbus High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
8%
13%
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White
44%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Columbus High School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Texas.
0.61
This chart displays the diversity score of Columbus High School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
90-94%
90%
This chart displays graduation rate of Columbus High School and public school graduation rate of Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
57%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Columbus High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
This chart displays 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 Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Columbus High School's ranking?
Columbus High School is ranked #4597 out of 8,188 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Texas.
What schools are Columbus High School often compared to?
Columbus High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Weimar High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
45-49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% TX state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% TX state average).
What is the graduation rate of Columbus High School?
The graduation rate of Columbus High School is 90-94%, which is higher than the Texas state average of 90%.
How many students attend Columbus High School?
489 students attend Columbus High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
44% of Columbus High School students are Hispanic, 44% of students are White, 8% of students are Black, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Columbus High School?
Columbus High School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Columbus High School offer ?
Columbus High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Columbus High School part of?
Columbus High School is part of Columbus ISD School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 489 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • : 90-94% (Top 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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