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 66
10 72
11 71
12 83

Columbus High School is a public high school of the Columbus School District located in Columbus, KS. It has 292 students in grades 8th through 12th. Columbus High School is the 132nd largest public high school in Kansas and the 14,893rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 9.4 to 1.

Total Students: 292
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 14,893rd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 132nd out of 354
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 113th out of 339
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 101st out of 339

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Columbus High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 149
(51%)
149
(51%)
 Male 143
(49%)
143
(49%)

Columbus High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 247
(85%)
247
(85%)
 Two or More 33
(11%)
33
(11%)
 Hispanic 9
(3%)
9
(3%)
 Black 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Columbus High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 143
(49%)
143
(49%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 129
(44%)
129
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 20
(7%)
20
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Columbus High School is ranked 103rd out of 354 ranked schools in Kansas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Columbus High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (51.0%) is slightly higher than the state average of 43.1%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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 383
2006 356
2007 389
2008 380
2009 355
2010 328
2011 324
2012 345
2013 314
2014 315
2015 292

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.6
2006 11.4
2007 14.2
2008 14.1
2009 16.2
2010 15.9
2011 10.2
2012 11.2
2013 10
2014 9.9
2015 9.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.40469973890339
2006 0.37921348314607
2007 0.41388174807198
2008 0.42631578947368
2009 0.45070422535211
2010 0.41463414634146
2011 0.44444444444444
2012 0.49855072463768
2013 0.47452229299363
2014 0.5047619047619
2015 0.51027397260274

Compare Columbus High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
940.0% 9.4:1
 
1,327.2% 13.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 51.0%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Columbus High School
Columbus, KS
Public 08 - 12 292 9.4:1  
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Public 07 - 08 491 15.3:1 16 miles
Carl Junction High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,006 16.2:1 16 miles
Chetopa High School
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Public 06 - 12 124 10.8:1 17 miles
Commerce High School
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Public 09 - 12 226 13.2:1 17 miles
St Marys Colgan Jr/Sr High School
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Private 07 - 12 229 12:1 19 miles
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