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grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Diversity
    grade A minus
  3. Teachers
    grade B minus
  4. College Prep
    grade B minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B
  7. Administration
    grade B+
  8. Sports
    grade B+
  9. Food
    grade B minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B+

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Columbus High School is a public school located in Columbus, NE. It has 1,292 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 49% of students are at least proficient in math and 39% in reading.

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3434 Discoverer Drive
Columbus, NE 68602
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
39%
Percent Proficient - Math
49%
Average Graduation Rate
90%
Average SAT
No data available  
Average ACT
24
202 responses
AP Enrollment
4%

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Living in the Area

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$60,110
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$763
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$145,500
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
87%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 23 responses
Poll
65%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 23 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 79 responses
  • Football Games
    19%
  • Extracurricular Activities
    15%
  • Dances
    14%
  • Spirit Week
    14%
  • Wrestling meets
    9%
  • Pep rallies
    8%
  • Band competions
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,292
Free or Reduced Lunch
49%
77%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 22 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 22 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 22 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$34,577
Teachers in First/Second Year
14.3%
65%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 37 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 37 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 37 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$16,118 / year
National
$12,239
85%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 33 responses
52%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 33 responses
64%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 33 responses

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