Columbus High School



Columbus High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Columbus High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 340
10 317
11 347
12 302

Columbus High School is a public high school of the Muscogee County School District located in Columbus, GA. It has 1,306 students in grades 9th through 12th. Columbus High School is the 162nd largest public high school in Georgia and the 4,105th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.9 to 1.

Total Students: 1,306
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 72.9

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Columbus High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 775
(59%)
4,660
(51%)
 Male 531
(41%)
4,421
(49%)

Columbus High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 777
(59%)
2,916
(32%)
 Black 301
(23%)
5,059
(56%)
 Asian 93
(7%)
183
(2%)
 Hispanic 77
(6%)
516
(6%)
 Two or More 53
(4%)
377
(4%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
17
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
13
(0%)

Columbus High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,044
(80%)
3,664
(40%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 190
(15%)
4,646
(51%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 72
(6%)
771
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Columbus High School is ranked 350th out of 0 ranked schools in Georgia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Columbus High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (20.1%) is significantly lower than the state average of 53.1%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Columbus High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1259
2006 1240
2007 1272
2008 1224
2009 1313
2010 1401
2011 1333
2012 1306

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.9
2006 16.5
2007 16.7
2008 15.7
2009 17.6
2010 18.8
2011 17.7
2012 17.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.2263701350278
2006 0.20322580645161
2007 0.19025157232704
2008 0.16258169934641
2009 0.25742574257426
2010 0.16987865810136
2011 0.18829707426857
2012 0.20061255742726

Compare Columbus High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,522.8% 15.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,790.0% 17.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 20.1%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 53.1%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Columbus High School
Columbus, GA
Public 09 - 12 1,306 17.9:1  
Grace Christian School
Columbus, GA
Private PK - 12 141 9:1 1 miles
Early College Academy of Columbus at Waverly Terra
Columbus, GA
Public 09 - 12 169 15.9:1 2 miles
St Anne-Pacelli Catholic School
Columbus, GA
Private PK - 12 531 11:1 2 miles
Carver High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,112 15.1:1 2 miles
Jordan Vocational High School
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Public 09 - 12 754 10.7:1 2 miles
Hardaway High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,592 14.8:1 2 miles
Brookstone School
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Private PK - 12 786 10:1 4 miles
South Girard School
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Public 08 - 09 467 19.7:1 4 miles
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Public 08 - 09 457 18.1:1 5 miles
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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