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For the 2021 school year, there are 50 public schools serving 29,451 students in Columbus, GA. Columbus has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Georgia.
The top ranked public schools in Columbus, GA are Britt David Elementary Computer Magnet Academy, Columbus High School and Blackmon Road Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Columbus, GA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 29% (versus the Georgia public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 33% (versus the 42% statewide average). Schools in Columbus have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Georgia public schools.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Georgia public school average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Columbus, GA Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Britt David Elementary Computer Magnet Academy Magnet School
    Math: 98% | Reading: 96%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    5801 Armour Rd
    Columbus, GA 31909
    (706) 748-2617

    Grades: K-5 | 563 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Columbus High School Math: 91% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    1700 Cherokee Ave
    Columbus, GA 31906
    (706) 748-2534

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,286 student
  • Rank: #33.
    Blackmon Road Middle School Math: 59% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    7251 Blackmon Rd
    Columbus, GA 31909
    (706) 565-2998

    Grades: 6-8 | 642 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Veterans Memorial Middle School Math: 55% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2008 Old Guard Rd
    Columbus, GA 31909
    (706) 748-3203

    Grades: 6-8 | 586 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Clubview Elementary School Charter School
    Math: 49% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2836 Edgewood Rd
    Columbus, GA 31906
    (706) 565-3017

    Grades: K-5 | 501 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Eagle Ridge Academy Math: 50% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    7601 Schomburg Rd
    Columbus, GA 31909
    (706) 569-3746

    Grades: PK-5 | 749 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Northside High School Math: 44% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2002 American Way
    Columbus, GA 31909
    (706) 748-2920

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,446 student
  • Rank: #88.
    Hannan Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1338 Talbotton Rd
    Columbus, GA 31901
    (706) 748-2744

    Grades: K-5 | 491 students
  • Rank: #99.
    North Columbus Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2006 Old Guard Rd
    Columbus, GA 31909
    (706) 748-3183

    Grades: K-5 | 755 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Rainey Mccullers School Of The Arts Math: 38% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1700 Midtown Dr
    Columbus, GA 31906
    (706) 748-3360

    Grades: 6-10 | 310 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Richards Middle School Math: 43% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2892 Edgewood Rd
    Columbus, GA 31906
    (706) 569-3697

    Grades: 6-8 | 698 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Downtown Elementary Magnet Academy Magnet School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1400 1st Ave
    Columbus, GA 31901
    (706) 748-2702

    Grades: K-5 | 302 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Double Churches Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1213 Double Churches Rd
    Columbus, GA 31904
    (706) 748-2660

    Grades: PK-5 | 572 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Blanchard Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3512 Weems Rd
    Columbus, GA 31909
    (706) 748-2461

    Grades: K-5 | 548 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Gentian Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4201 Primrose Rd
    Columbus, GA 31907
    (706) 569-3625

    Grades: K-5 | 444 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Allen Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    5201 23rd Ave
    Columbus, GA 31904
    (706) 748-2418

    Grades: K-5 | 432 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Dimon Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 32% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    480 Dogwood Dr
    Columbus, GA 31907
    (706) 683-8772

    Grades: K-5 | 496 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Johnson Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3700 Woodlawn Ave
    Columbus, GA 31904
    (706) 748-2795

    Grades: PK-5 | 439 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Arnold Middle School Math: 30% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2011 51st St
    Columbus, GA 31904
    (706) 748-2436

    Grades: 6-8 | 607 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Shaw High School Math: 20% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    7579 Raider Way
    Columbus, GA 31909
    (706) 569-3638

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,251 student
  • Rank: #2121.
    Reese Road Leadership Academy Math: 28% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3100 Reese Rd
    Columbus, GA 31907
    (706) 569-3684

    Grades: K-5 | 499 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Double Churches Middle School Math: 27% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    7611 Whitesville Rd
    Columbus, GA 31904
    (706) 748-2678

    Grades: 6-8 | 451 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Wynnton Elementary School Charter School
    Math: 25% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2303 Wynnton Rd
    Columbus, GA 31906
    (706) 748-3147

    Grades: K-5 | 473 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    River Road Elementary School Math: 27% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    516 Heath Dr
    Columbus, GA 31904
    (706) 748-3072

    Grades: K-5 | 404 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Waddell Elementary School Math: 25% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    6101 Miller Rd
    Columbus, GA 31907
    (706) 569-3722

    Grades: K-5 | 462 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    Hardaway High School Math: 23% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2901 College Dr
    Columbus, GA 31906
    (706) 748-2766

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,273 student
  • Rank: #2727.
    St. Marys Video And Communication Technology Magnet School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4408 Saint Marys Rd
    Columbus, GA 31907
    (706) 683-8841

    Grades: K-5 | 355 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Fort Middle School Math: 19% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2900 Woodruff Farm Rd
    Columbus, GA 31907
    (706) 569-3740

    Grades: 6-8 | 544 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Wesley Heights Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1801 Amber Dr
    Columbus, GA 31907
    (706) 569-3733

    Grades: K-5 | 443 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Carver High School Math: 11% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3100 8th St
    Columbus, GA 31906
    (706) 748-2499

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,136 student
  • Rank: #3131.
    Forrest Road Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    6400 Forest Rd
    Columbus, GA 31907
    (706) 565-3062

    Grades: PK-5 | 448 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Jordan Vocational High School Math: 10% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3200 Howard Ave
    Columbus, GA 31904
    (706) 748-2819

    Grades: 9-12 | 766 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Key Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2520 Broadmoor Dr
    Columbus, GA 31903
    (706) 683-8797

    Grades: K-5 | 373 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    South Columbus Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1964 Torch Hill Rd
    Columbus, GA 31903
    (706) 683-8833

    Grades: PK-5 | 534 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    East Columbus Magnet Academy Magnet School
    Math: 11% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    6100 Georgetown Dr
    Columbus, GA 31907
    (706) 565-3026

    Grades: 6-8 | 546 students
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