Top 3 Best Columbia Public High Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public high schools serving 808 students in Columbia, MS.
The top ranked public high schools in Columbia, MS are Columbia High School and East Marion High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Columbia, MS public high schools have an average math proficiency score of 50% (versus the Mississippi public high school average of 55%), and reading proficiency score of 35% (versus the 42% statewide average). High schools in Columbia have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Mississippi public high schools.
Columbia, MS public high school have a Graduation Rate of 92%, which is more than the Mississippi average of 89%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Columbia High School, with ≥95% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Mississippi or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Mississippi public high school average of 53% (majority Black).

Best Public High Schools in Columbia, MS (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Columbia High School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1009 Broad Street
Columbia, MS 39429
(601) 736-5335
Grades: 9-12
| 465 students
Rank: #22.
East Marion High School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
527 East Marion School Road
Columbia, MS 39429
(601) 736-3006
Grades: 7-12
| 343 students
Rank: n/an/a
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

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public high schools in Columbia, MS?
The top ranked public high schools in Columbia, MS include Columbia High School and East Marion High School.
How many public high schools are located in Columbia, MS?
3 public high schools are located in Columbia, MS.
What is the racial composition of students in Columbia, MS?
Columbia, MS public high schools minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Mississippi public high schools average of 53% (majority Black).

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