Top 5 Best Columbus Public High Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 9 public high schools serving 8,918 students in Columbus, GA.
The top ranked public high schools in Columbus, GA are Columbus High School, Rainey Mccullers School Of The Arts and Carver High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Columbus, GA public high schools have an average math proficiency score of 17% (versus the Georgia public high school average of 24%), and reading proficiency score of 33% (versus the 32% statewide average). High schools in Columbus have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of Georgia public high schools.
Columbus, GA public high school have a Graduation Rate of 92%, which is more than the Georgia average of 85%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Columbus High School, with ≥99% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Georgia or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Georgia public high school average of 62% (majority Black).

Best Public High Schools in Columbus, GA (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Columbus High School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1700 Cherokee Ave
Columbus, GA 31906
(706) 748-2534
Grades: 9-12
| 1,171 students
Rank: #22.
Rainey Mccullers School Of The Arts
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1700 Midtown Dr
Columbus, GA 31906
(706) 748-3360
Grades: 6-12
| 333 students
Rank: #33.
Carver High School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3100 8th St
Columbus, GA 31906
(706) 748-2499
Grades: 9-12
| 865 students
Rank: #44.
Northside High School
(Math: 15% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2002 American Way
Columbus, GA 31909
(706) 748-2920
Grades: 9-12
| 1,425 students
Rank: #55.
Jordan Vocational High School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3200 Howard Ave
Columbus, GA 31904
(706) 748-2819
Grades: 9-12
| 887 students
Rank: #66.
Shaw High School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
7579 Raider Way
Columbus, GA 31909
(706) 569-3638
Grades: 9-12
| 1,179 students
Rank: #77.
Kendrick High School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
6015 Georgetown Dr
Columbus, GA 31907
(706) 565-2960
Grades: 9-12
| 925 students
Rank: #88.
Hardaway High School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: ≤5%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2901 College Dr
Columbus, GA 31906
(706) 748-2766
Grades: 9-12
| 1,204 students
Rank: #99.
Spencer High School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1000 Fort Benning Rd
Columbus, GA 31903
(706) 683-8701
Grades: 9-12
| 929 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Columbus, Georgia

Columbus, Georgia Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1112 29th St
Columbus, GA 31904
(706) 748-2399
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
514 Morris Road
Columbus, GA 31906
(706) 685-7764
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
190 Munson Dr
Columbus, GA 31903
(706) 683-8752
Grades: PK-5
| n/a students
1532 Fifth Avenue
Columbus, GA 31901
(706) 649-0568
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
3902 Schatulga Road
Columbus, GA 31907
(706) 568-2498
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
4150 Cusseta Rd
Columbus, GA 31903
(706) 683-8760
Grades: PK-5
| 326 students
1042 Manchester Expy
Columbus, GA 31904
(706) 748-2590
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2701 11th Ave
Columbus, GA 31904
(706) 565-2965
Grades: 9-12
| 124 students
3835 Forest Rd
Columbus, GA 31907
(706) 565-3048
Grades: K-5
| 345 students
1830 Shepherd Dr
Columbus, GA 31906
(706) 748-2900
Grades: 6-8
| 357 students
3900 Baker Plaza Dr
Columbus, GA 31903
(706) 683-8822
Grades: PK-5
| 394 students
1042 45th St
Columbus, GA 31904
(706) 748-2600
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
435 21st St
Columbus, GA 31904
(706) 748-3093
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2101 18th Ave
Columbus, GA 31901
(706) 748-3115
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
4408 St. Mary`s Road
Columbus, GA 31907
(706) 685-7664
Grades: PK-5
| 470 students
Mary Ann Dr
Columbus, GA 31906
(706) 685-7664
Grades: PK-5
| 470 students
2701 11th Ave
Columbus, GA 31904
(706) 748-3125
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
151 30th Ave
Columbus, GA 31903
(706) 683-8863
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
4312 Harrison Avenue
Columbus, GA 31904
(706) 649-0760
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public high schools in Columbus, GA?
The top ranked public high schools in Columbus, GA include Columbus High School, Rainey Mccullers School Of The Arts and Carver High School.
How many public high schools are located in Columbus, GA?
9 public high schools are located in Columbus, GA.
What is the racial composition of students in Columbus, GA?
Columbus, GA public high schools minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Georgia public high schools average of 62% (majority Black).

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