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  • For the 2020 school year, there is 1 public high school in Columbus School District, serving 1,230 students.
  • Public high school in Columbus School District have an average math proficiency score of 42% (versus the Nebraska public high school average of 56%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 52% statewide average). This district's average high school ranking is in the bottom 50% of public high schools in Nebraska.
  • The top ranked public high school in Columbus School District is Columbus High School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • public high school in Columbus School District have a Graduation Rate of 84%, which is less than the Nebraska average of 86%.
  • The school with highest graduation rate is Columbus High School, with 84% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Nebraska or national school graduation rate statistics.
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Nebraska public high school average of 31% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is more than the Nebraska public high school average of 14:1.

Overview

School District NameColumbus School District
School District Phone Number(402)563-7000
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (NE)
# of Schools1 School292 Schools
# of Students1,230 Students102,266 Students
# of Teachers73 Teachers7,666 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1

District Comparison

  • Columbus School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 244 school districts in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 84% has decreased from 88% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 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   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   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   School District and public school graduation rate of NE by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.520.49
# of American Indian Students8 Students1,417 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# of Asian Students7 Students2,574 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# of Hispanic Students476 Students17,991 Students
% Hispanic Students
39%
18%
# of Black Students11 Students6,348 Students
% Black Students
1%
6%
# of White Students713 Students70,715 Students
% White Students
58%
69%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a120 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students15 Students3,101 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - -
# of Students in Kindergarten: - -
# of Students in 1st Grade: - -
# of Students in 2nd Grade: - -
# of Students in 3rd Grade: - -
# of Students in 4th Grade: - -
# of Students in 5th Grade: - -
# of Students in 6th Grade: - -
# of Students in 7th Grade: - 3,619
# of Students in 8th Grade: - 3,712
# of Students in 9th Grade:33223,832
# of Students in 10th Grade:30623,747
# of Students in 11th Grade:28423,007
# of Students in 12th Grade:30824,349
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $10,525 in this school district is less than the state average of $14,800. 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 $13,718. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (NE)
Total Revenue$39 MM$5 MM
This chart display total revenue of Columbus   School District and average revenue for each school distric in NE by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$38 MM$5 MM
This chart display total spending of Columbus   School District and average spending for each school distric in NE by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,525$14,800
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Columbus   School District and average revenue per public school student in NE by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$10,430$13,718
This chart display average spending per public school student in Columbus   School District and average spending per public school student in NE by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Columbus School District Public High Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Columbus High School Math: 42% | Reading: 45%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3434 Discoverer Drive
    Columbus, NE 68602
    (402)563-7050

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,230 student
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