COLUMBUS PUBLIC School District

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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 8 public schools managed by COLUMBUS PUBLIC School District serving 3,891 students in Columbus, Nebraska.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Nebraska state average of 34%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is more than the state average of 14:1.

COLUMBUS PUBLIC School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Columbus Centennial Elementary School
    500 Centennial St
    Columbus, NE 68602
    (402)563-8180

    Grades: PK-5 | 450 students
  • Columbus Columbus High School
    2200 26th St
    Columbus, NE 68602
    (402)563-7050

    Grades: 9-12 | 1164 students
  • Columbus Columbus Middle School
    2410 16th St
    Columbus, NE 68602
    (402)563-7060

    Grades: 6-8 | 845 students
  • Columbus Emerson Elementary School
    2410 20th St
    Columbus, NE 68602
    (402)563-7030

    Grades: PK-5 | 329 students
  • Columbus Lost Creek Elementary School
    3772 33rd Ave
    Columbus, NE 68602
    (402)563-7045

    Grades: PK-5 | 423 students
  • Columbus North Park Elementary School
    2200 31st St
    Columbus, NE 68602
    (402)563-7070

    Grades: PK-5 | 370 students
  • Columbus Pathways Beyond/early Steps To Success Building
    2508 27th Street
    Columbus, NE 68602
    (402)563-7000

    Grades: PK | 24 students
  • Columbus West Park Elementary School
    4100 Adamy St
    Columbus, NE 68602
    (402)563-7075

    Grades: PK-5 | 286 students

Overview

School District NameCOLUMBUS PUBLIC School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students3,891 students
# of Teachers239 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
# of Male Students1,971 students
% Male Students
51%
# of Female Students1,920 students
% Female Students
49%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.53
# of American Indian Students49 students
% American Indian Students
1%
# of Asian Students20 students
% Asian Students
1%
# of Hispanic Students1,553 students
% Hispanic Students
40%
# of Black Students41 students
% Black Students
1%
# of White Students2,172 students
% White Students
56%
# of Hawaiian Students2 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students54 students
% of Two or more races Students
1%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:229
# of Students in Kindergarten:238
# of Students in 1st Grade:297
# of Students in 2nd Grade:263
# of Students in 3rd Grade:293
# of Students in 4th Grade:278
# of Students in 5th Grade:284
# of Students in 6th Grade:255
# of Students in 7th Grade:284
# of Students in 8th Grade:306
# of Students in 9th Grade:296
# of Students in 10th Grade:276
# of Students in 11th Grade:282
# of Students in 12th Grade:310
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • COLUMBUS PUBLIC School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 246 school districts in Nebraska (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 84% has decreased from 88% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (NE)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
69%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of COLUMBUS PUBLIC School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NE by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of COLUMBUS PUBLIC School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NE by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
84%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of COLUMBUS PUBLIC School District and public school graduation rate of NE by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $10,525 in this school district is less than the state average of $16,679. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $10,430 is less than the state average of $15,460. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (NE)
Total Revenue$39 MM$5 MM
This chart display total revenue of COLUMBUS PUBLIC School District and average revenue for each school distric in NE by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$38 MM$5 MM
This chart display total spending of COLUMBUS PUBLIC School District and average spending for each school distric in NE by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,525$16,679
This chart display average revenue per public school student in COLUMBUS PUBLIC School District and average revenue per public school student in NE by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$10,430$15,460
This chart display average spending per public school student in COLUMBUS PUBLIC School District and average spending per public school student in NE by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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COLUMBUS PUBLIC School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.53, which is higher than the Nebraska average of 0.29. The most diverse school in the district is Pathways Beyond/early Steps To Success Building. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Nebraska or national school diversity statistics.