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B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    B+
  4. College Prep
    B-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B
  6. Health & Safety
    C+
  7. Administration
    B-
  8. Sports
    B
  9. Food
    B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B
Columbus High School is an above average, public school located in Columbus, TX. It has 481 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1. According to state test scores, 72% of students are at least proficient in math and 67% in reading.
Address
103 Cardinal Ln
Columbus, TX 78934
Telephone
(979) 732-5746
Website
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Columbus High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
67%
Percent Proficient - Math
72%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1090
34 responses
Average ACT
26
17 responses
AP Enrollment
11%

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Living in the Area
B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    A-
  2. Good for Families
    B
  3. Housing
    B-
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$41,792
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$626
National
$949
Median Home Value
$128,300
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
C+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
60%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.5 responses
Poll
60%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.5 responses
Poll
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Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
481
Free or Reduced Lunch
46%
60%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.10 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.10 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.10 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$43,091
Teachers in First/Second Year
10.2%
69%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.13 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.13 responses
92%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.13 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$9,082/ year
National
$12,239
71%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.14 responses
36%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.14 responses
36%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.14 responses
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Columbus High School Reviews

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Columbus High School was a great school to attend. The only problem was that the students getting most of the benefits, like scholarships, were the students who were personally familiar with the staff. As well as only the community students and those students who had been attending the school their entire life. For those students that transferred mid-year or the students who attended the school but were from another town, they didn't get the same benefits.

However, the school environment was very good. The teachers were very helpful, interested and excited to teach. The students were friendly and there were a lot of opportunities to partake in. The Ag life was especially fun to participate in and the sports' fans were very active.
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Columbus high school is in a very small town. The only thing I like about it is that everyone knows each other at the school campuses so no one's really left out. 3/4 of students get involved in sports. We show a lot of school spirit! The reason I don't like so much is the faculty. I feel like since we are such a small community and school, teachers don't get paid much so we never have and decent teachers. I know I have at least three teachers who know their stuff but have a hard time teaching it to students. I would really like them to try and look for better faculty and also our school food...or sucks.
My experience at Columbus High School will the most memorable years of my life. I discovered who i wanted to be and what i want to do with my life while in high school. The best part about this school is the love we all share for Columbus high school. But we all seem to dislike one factor which the time you have to be ready for school!