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
9 293
10 282
11 249
12 240
UG 17

Columbus High School is a public high school of the Columbus Municipal School District located in Columbus, MS. It has 1,081 students in grades 9th through 12th. Columbus High School is the 40th largest public high school in Mississippi and the 5,466th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.9 to 1.

Total Students: 1,081
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 84.07

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Columbus High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 552
(51%)
552
(51%)
 Female 529
(49%)
529
(49%)

Columbus High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 1,015
(94%)
1,015
(94%)
 White 52
(5%)
52
(5%)
 Hispanic 10
(1%)
10
(1%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Columbus High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,081
(100%)
1,081
(100%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Not Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Columbus High School is ranked 10th out of 253 ranked schools in Mississippi, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Columbus High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (100.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 70.3%. 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 1418
2006 1362
2007 1279
2008 1264
2009 1274
2010 1250
2011 1225
2012 1193
2013 1149
2014 1127
2015 1081

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.5
2006 17.4
2007 16.4
2008 15.7
2009 16.3
2010 16
2011 15.2
2012 17
2013 15.4
2014 13.5
2015 12.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.68124118476728
2006 0.72540381791483
2007 0.73182173573104
2008 0.7626582278481
2009 0.79748822605965
2010 0.8048
2011 0.80489795918367
2012 0.82816429170159
2013 0.84334203655352
2014 1
2015 1

Compare Columbus High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,290.0% 12.9:1
 
1,455.1% 14.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 70.3%
 
This School 100.0%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

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Columbus High School
Columbus, MS
Public 09 - 12 1,081 12.9:1  
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Columbus Christian Academy
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Golden Triangle Early College
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Oak Hill Academy
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Private PK - 12 280 9:1 17 miles
West Point High School
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Public 09 - 12 948 14.6:1 17 miles
Hamilton High School
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Public PK - 12 707 14.9:1 17 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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