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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 4 public schools managed by Columbia School District serving 1,741 students in Columbia, Mississippi.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Mississippi state average of 55%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is less than the state average of 16:1.

Columbia School District (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Columbia Columbia Elementary School
    401 Mary Street
    Columbia, MS 39429
    (601)736-2362

    Grades: 4-5 | 263 students
  • Columbia Columbia High School
    1009 Broad Street
    Columbia, MS 39429
    (601)736-5335

    Grades: 9-12 | 487 students
  • Columbia Columbia Primary School
    913 West Avenue
    Columbia, MS 39429
    (601)736-2216

    Grades: K-3 | 615 students
  • Columbia Jefferson Middle School
    611 Owens Street
    Columbia, MS 39429
    (601)736-2786

    Grades: 6-8 | 376 students

Overview

School District NameColumbia School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students1,741 students
# of Teachers117 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
# of Male Students884 students
% Male Students
51%
# of Female Students857 students
% Female Students
49%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.55
# of American Indian Students2 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students16 students
% Asian Students
1%
# of Hispanic Students30 students
% Hispanic Students
2%
# of Black Students841 students
% Black Students
48%
# of White Students818 students
% White Students
47%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students34 students
% of Two or more races Students
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: -
# of Students in Kindergarten:150
# of Students in 1st Grade:155
# of Students in 2nd Grade:155
# of Students in 3rd Grade:152
# of Students in 4th Grade:145
# of Students in 5th Grade:117
# of Students in 6th Grade:129
# of Students in 7th Grade:118
# of Students in 8th Grade:129
# of Students in 9th Grade:133
# of Students in 10th Grade:116
# of Students in 11th Grade:128
# of Students in 12th Grade:103
# of Ungraded Students:11

District Comparison

  • Columbia School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 146 school districts in Mississippi (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 85-89% has increased from 80-84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MS)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
31%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Columbia School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MS by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
33%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Columbia School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MS by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate85-89%
83%
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Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $11,068 is higher than the state average of $10,065. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $9,613 is less than the state average of $10,094. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MS)
Total Revenue$20 MM$20 MM
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Spending$18 MM$20 MM
This chart display total spending of Columbia School District and average spending for each school distric in MS by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,068$10,065
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Spending / Student$9,613$10,094
This chart display average spending per public school student in Columbia School District and average spending per public school student in MS by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
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Columbia School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.55, which is higher than the Mississippi average of 0.31. The most diverse school in the district is Columbia Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Mississippi or national school diversity statistics.