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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 3 public high schools managed by Columbus Municipal School District serving 1,081 students in Columbus, Mississippi.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Mississippi state average of 55%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is less than the state average of 16:1.

Columbus Municipal School District (2018-19)

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

    Grades: K-12 | n/a students
  • Columbus Columbus High School
    215 Hemlock Street
    Columbus, MS 39702
    (662)241-7200

    Grades: 9-12 | 1081 students
  • Columbus Mckellar Vocational Center Vocational School
    810 N Browder Street
    Columbus, MS 39702
    (662)241-7290

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a students

Overview

School District NameColumbus Municipal School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students4,117 students
# of Teachers281 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
# of Male Students2,140 students
% Male Students
52%
# of Female Students1,977 students
% Female Students
48%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.14
# of American Indian Students2 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students23 students
% Asian Students
1%
# of Hispanic Students53 students
% Hispanic Students
1%
# of Black Students3,803 students
% Black Students
92%
# of White Students220 students
% White Students
5%
# of Hawaiian Students2 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students14 students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:99
# of Students in Kindergarten:305
# of Students in 1st Grade:372
# of Students in 2nd Grade:386
# of Students in 3rd Grade:358
# of Students in 4th Grade:311
# of Students in 5th Grade:306
# of Students in 6th Grade:297
# of Students in 7th Grade:289
# of Students in 8th Grade:288
# of Students in 9th Grade:293
# of Students in 10th Grade:282
# of Students in 11th Grade:249
# of Students in 12th Grade:240
# of Ungraded Students:42

District Comparison

  • Columbus Municipal School District, which is ranked within the bottom 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 80-84% has increased from 66% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MS)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
31%
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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
33%
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 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate80-84%
83%
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Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $10,108 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 $13,683 is higher 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$46 MM$20 MM
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Spending$63 MM$20 MM
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Revenue / Student$10,108$10,065
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Spending / Student$13,683$10,094
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 2015-16 school year data.
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Columbus Municipal School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.14, which is lower than the Mississippi average of 0.31. The most diverse school in the district is Cook Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Mississippi or national school diversity statistics.