Top 5 Best Columbia Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 2,356 students in Columbia, MS. Columbia has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Mississippi.
The top ranked public schools in Columbia, MS are Columbia Elementary School, Columbia High School and Jefferson Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Columbia, MS public schools have an average math proficiency score of 44% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 37% (versus the 41% statewide average). Schools in Columbia have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Mississippi public schools.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Mississippi public school average of 57% (majority Black).

Best Columbia, MS Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Columbia Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
401 Mary Street
Columbia, MS 39429
(601) 736-2362
Grades: 3-5
| 358 students
Rank: #22.
Columbia High School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1009 Broad Street
Columbia, MS 39429
(601) 736-5335
Grades: 9-12
| 465 students
Rank: #33.
Jefferson Middle School
Math: 35% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
611 Owens Street
Columbia, MS 39429
(601) 736-2786
Grades: 6-8
| 378 students
Rank: #44.
East Marion High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
527 East Marion School Road
Columbia, MS 39429
(601) 736-3006
Grades: 7-12
| 326 students
Rank: #55.
East Marion Elementary School
Math: 32% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
527 East Marion School Road
Columbia, MS 39429
(601) 736-7290
Grades: PK-6
| 395 students
913 West Avenue
Columbia, MS 39429
(601) 736-2216
Grades: PK-2
| 434 students
Marion Co Alt School
Alternative School
2 W Marion St., Building T
Columbia, MS 39429
(601) 736-7290
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
Marion Co Voc Complex
Vocational School
1140 Highway 13 South
Columbia, MS 39429
(601) 736-6095
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Columbia, Mississippi

Columbia, Mississippi Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1730 Hwy 44
Columbia, MS 39429
(601) 736-4591
Grades: 2-12
| 10 students
527 East Marion School Road
Columbia, MS 39429
(601) 731-7936
Grades: 7-8
| 194 students
527 East Marion School Rd
Columbia, MS 39429
(601) 731-1498
Grades: 4-8
| n/a students

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