School Details

Columbia High School

Traditional Public School

1009 Broad Street

Columbia, MS 39429

601-736-5335

Overview

Columbia High School serves 465 students in grades 9-12. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was B. Per student spending for this school is $10,702.

Grades

9

10

11

12

Performance

B

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$10,702/Child

Demographics

Columbia High School serves 465 students. This high-poverty school body is 50.32% White and 45.38% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 38
Student-Teacher Ratio: 8:1
Experienced: 63%
In-Field: 87% 
Principals
Total: 2
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 465

By Grade:

  •       9: 114
  •       10: 120
  •       11: 129
  •       12: 102

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 45%
  •       Hispanic: 2%
  •       White: 50%
  •       Other: 2%

District

Teachers
Total: 121
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 76%
In-Field: 94% 
Principals
Total: 9
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 1,635

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 61
  •       K: 122
  •       1: 144
  •       2: 108
  •       3: 98
  •       4: 134
  •       5: 125
  •       6: 113
  •       7: 119
  •       8: 146
  •       9: 114
  •       10: 120
  •       11: 129
  •       12: 102

Community

Marion County

Total Population: 24,573

  •       Males: 11,937
  •       Females: 12,636

Growth: -9.28%
Number of Households: 10,135
Median Income: $38,727

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 7,935 8,405 16,340 -9%
Black or African American 3,766 3,994 7,760 -11%
Asian-American 42 48 90 3%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 3 11 14 56%
Native American and Alaska Native 35 33 68 48%
Hispanic American 241 192 433 29%
Two or more races 156 145 301 30%


Performance

Graduate Outcomes

High School Graduation Rate: 90.99%
Post Secondary Enrollment Rate: 77%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 46%

ACT

Composite Average: 16.7 (2021)
Number of Students Taking the ACT: 115 (2021)
Sub-Scores:
English: 16.6
Mathematics: 16.3
Reading: 16.9
Science: 16.5

State Testing

U.S. History Proficiency: 45.3%
Mathematics Proficiency: 16.7%
English Proficiency: 38.1%
Science Proficiency: 40.3%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: 0
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: <5
  • Expulsions: 0
  • Incidents of Violence: <10
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

Columbia High School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $10,702.

Total

Per-student Spending: $10,702

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $9,806

Federal

Per-student Spending: $470

Overall Rating

Based on reviews, Columbia High School receives an overall rating of 0 out of 5 stars from MS School Finder users.

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