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
9 130
10 134
11 120
12 113
UG 13

Columbia High School is a public high school of the Columbia School District located in Columbia, MS. It has 510 students in grades 9th through 12th. Columbia High School is the 139th largest public high school in Mississippi and the 10,491st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.3 to 1.

Total Students: 510
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.38

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Columbia High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 264
(52%)
264
(52%)
 Female 246
(48%)
246
(48%)

Columbia High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 259
(51%)
259
(51%)
 White 239
(47%)
239
(47%)
 Hispanic 10
(2%)
10
(2%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Columbia High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 318
(62%)
318
(62%)
 Not Eligible 142
(28%)
142
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 50
(10%)
50
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Columbia High School is ranked 134th out of 0 ranked schools in Mississippi, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Columbia High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.2%) is slightly higher than the state average of 67.4%. 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.

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

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

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

Compare Columbia High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,420.1% 14.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,930.0% 19.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 67.4%
 
This School 72.2%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Columbia High School
Columbia, MS
Public 09 - 12 510 19.3:1  
East Marion High School
Columbia, MS
Public 07 - 12 396 12.4:1 3 miles
Columbia Academy
Columbia, MS
Private PK - 12 621 15:1 3 miles
West Marion High School
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Public 07 - 12 590 14.8:1 4 miles
Dexter Attendance Center
Tylertown, MS
Public KG - 12 215 15.3:1 17 miles
Bassfield High School
Bassfield, MS
Public 07 - 12 342 13.7:1 18 miles
Salem Attendance Center
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Public KG - 12 473 16:1 18 miles
Sumrall High School
Sumrall, MS
Public 09 - 12 468 13.5:1 21 miles
Tylertown High School
Tylertown, MS
Public 07 - 12 707 14.5:1 23 miles
Prentiss Christian School
Prentiss, MS
Private PK - 12 300 7:1 25 miles
Lawrence County High School
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Public 09 - 12 608 16:1 27 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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