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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 9 public schools in Columbus Municipal School District, serving 3,826 students.
  • Public school in Columbus Municipal School District have an average math proficiency score of 20% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 20% (versus the 39% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Mississippi.
  • The top ranked public schools in Columbus Municipal School District are Fairview Elementary School, Columbus Middle School and Sale Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Mississippi public school average of 56% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is less than the Mississippi public school average of 16:1.

Overview

School District NameColumbus Municipal School District
School District Websitehttp://www.columbuscityschools.org/
School District Phone Number(662)241-7400
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MS)
# of Schools9 Schools1,068 Schools
# of Students3,826 Students480,718 Students
# of Teachers259 Teachers31,216 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1

District Comparison

  • Columbus Municipal School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 150 school districts in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 80% has increased from 68% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MS)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
43%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Columbus Municipal   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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Columbus Municipal   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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
80%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Columbus Municipal   School District and public school graduation rate of MS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.140.58
# of American Indian Students1 Student3,552 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students25 Students5,156 Students
% Asian Students
1%
1%
# of Hispanic Students66 Students17,921 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
4%
# of Black Students3,550 Students232,162 Students
% Black Students
93%
48%
# of White Students160 Students211,371 Students
% White Students
4%
44%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a306 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students24 Students10,250 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:1005,730
# of Students in Kindergarten:26936,264
# of Students in 1st Grade:26336,605
# of Students in 2nd Grade:29136,620
# of Students in 3rd Grade:34738,169
# of Students in 4th Grade:34939,092
# of Students in 5th Grade:31039,023
# of Students in 6th Grade:29435,974
# of Students in 7th Grade:28236,060
# of Students in 8th Grade:27235,800
# of Students in 9th Grade:26835,864
# of Students in 10th Grade:26934,503
# of Students in 11th Grade:23432,346
# of Students in 12th Grade:24331,047
# of Ungraded Students:357,621

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $10,108 in this school district is less than the state average of $10,995. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $13,683 is higher than the state average of $10,910. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MS)
Total Revenue$46 MM$21 MM
This chart display total revenue of Columbus Municipal   School District and average revenue for each school distric in MS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$63 MM$21 MM
This chart display total spending of Columbus Municipal   School District and average spending for each school distric in MS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,108$10,995
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Columbus Municipal   School District and average revenue per public school student in MS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$13,683$10,910
This chart display average spending per public school student in Columbus Municipal   School District and average spending per public school student in MS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Columbus Municipal School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Cmsd Alternative School Alternative School
    924 20th Street North
    Columbus, MS 39701
    (662)241-7250

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Columbus High School Math: 23% | Reading: 17%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    215 Hemlock Street
    Columbus, MS 39702
    (662)241-7200

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,021 student
  • Columbus Middle School Math: 22% | Reading: 20%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    175 Highway 373
    Columbus, MS 39705
    (662)241-7300

    Grades: 6-8 | 863 students
  • Cook Elementary School Math: 15% | Reading: 16%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2217 N Seventh Street
    Columbus, MS 39705
    (662)241-7180

    Grades: PK-5 | 558 students
  • Fairview Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    225 Airline Road
    Columbus, MS 39702
    (662)241-7140

    Grades: PK-5 | 285 students
  • Franklin Academy Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    501 N Third Avenue
    Columbus, MS 39701
    (662)241-7150

    Grades: PK-5 | 328 students
  • Mckellar Vocational Center Vocational School
    810 N Browder Street
    Columbus, MS 39702
    (662)241-7290

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Sale Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    520 Warpath Road
    Columbus, MS 39702
    (662)241-7260

    Grades: PK-5 | 330 students
  • Stokes Beard Elementary School Math: 14% | Reading: 24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    311 Martin Luther King Dr.
    Columbus, MS 39701
    (662)241-7270

    Grades: PK-5 | 441 students
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