Columbia High School



Columbia High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Columbia 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
9 133
10 116
11 128
12 103
UG 7

Columbia High School is a public high school of the Columbia School District located in Columbia, MS. It has 487 students in grades 9th through 12th. Columbia High School is the 146th largest public high school in Mississippi and the 10,989th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.7 to 1.

Total Students: 487
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.18

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Columbia High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 248
(51%)
248
(51%)
 Male 239
(49%)
239
(49%)

Columbia High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 243
(50%)
243
(50%)
 White 224
(46%)
224
(46%)
 Hispanic 12
(2%)
12
(2%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
6
(1%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Columbia High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 291
(60%)
291
(60%)
 Not Eligible 156
(32%)
156
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 40
(8%)
40
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Columbia High School is ranked 157th out of 253 ranked schools in Mississippi, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Columbia High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (68.0%) is slightly lower than the state average of 70.3%. 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.

Columbia High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 526
2006 520
2007 538
2008 504
2009 499
2010 525
2011 519
2012 510
2013 510
2014 489
2015 487

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22
2006 18.7
2007 17.5
2008 16.3
2009 20.4
2010 18.5
2011 19.8
2012 19.3
2013 18.9
2014 18.6
2015 16.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.67300380228137
2006 0.65192307692308
2007 0.67657992565056
2008 0.65277777777778
2009 0.67935871743487
2010 0.68
2011 0.72061657032755
2012 0.72156862745098
2013 0.6921568627451
2014 0.66666666666667
2015 0.67967145790554

Compare Columbia High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,455.1% 14.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,670.0% 16.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 68.0%
 
State Average 70.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Columbia High School
Columbia, MS
Public 09 - 12 487 16.7:1  
East Marion High School
Columbia, MS
Public 07 - 12 313 12.8:1 3 miles
Columbia Academy
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Private PK - 12 595 17:1 3 miles
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Public 07 - 12 600 14.2:1 4 miles
Bassfield High School
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Public KG - 12 479 16.2:1 18 miles
Sumrall High School
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Public 09 - 12 513 13.4:1 21 miles
Tylertown High School
Tylertown, MS
Public 07 - 12 670 16.6:1 23 miles
Lawrence County High School
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Public 09 - 12 608 17.4:1 27 miles
Seminary High School
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Public 09 - 12 393 17.1:1 29 miles
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