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
9 350
10 277
11 287
12 262
UG 17

Columbus High School is a public high school of the Columbus Municipal School District located in Columbus, MS. It has 1,193 students in grades 9th through 12th. Columbus High School is the 24th largest public high school in Mississippi and the 4,700th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,193
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17:1
Full Time Teachers: 70.23

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Columbus High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 597
(50%)
597
(50%)
 Female 596
(50%)
596
(50%)

Columbus High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 1,097
(92%)
1,097
(92%)
 White 82
(7%)
82
(7%)
 Asian 9
(1%)
9
(1%)
 Hispanic 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Columbus High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 918
(77%)
918
(77%)
 Not Eligible 205
(17%)
205
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 70
(6%)
70
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Columbus High School is ranked 13th out of 0 ranked schools in Mississippi, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Columbus High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (82.8%) is 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.

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

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

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

Compare Columbus High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,420.1% 14.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,700.0% 17.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 67.4%
 
This School 82.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Columbus High School
Columbus, MS
Public 09 - 12 1,193 17:1  
Heritage Academy
Columbus, MS
Private PK - 12 499 12:1 3 miles
Victory Christian Academy
Columbus, MS
Private PK - 12 325 20:1 3 miles
Ms School for Math and Science
Columbus, MS
Public 11 - 12 234 10.4:1 3 miles
Immanuel Center for Christian Education
Steens, MS
Private PK - 12 324 14:1 5 miles
New Hope High School
Columbus, MS
Public 09 - 12 802 17.3:1 6 miles
West Lowndes High School
Columbus, MS
Public 09 - 12 179 8.6:1 7 miles
Caledonia High School
Caledonia, MS
Public 09 - 12 566 16.7:1 13 miles
West Point High School
West Point, MS
Public 09 - 12 975 16.1:1 16 miles
Oak Hill Academy
West Point, MS
Private PK - 12 380 11:1 17 miles
Fifth Street School
West Point, MS
Public 07 - 08 520 14.8:1 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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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