Columbus High School

Academic Rating

10 out of 10

Rank: 16th in Georgia

Columbus High School receives a EasyCollege academic rating significantly above the average for Georgia high schools based on its high test performance, high graduation rate and high AP course participation.



The Columbus High School student body is mainly White with a sizeable Black population and has high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
Asian Pacific8%100
Native American Indian0.2%2
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.1%1
Two or more races4.9%61


Upper 5% of Georgia high schools

14% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program as compared to the Georgia high school median of 53%. By this measure, Columbus High School students are largely wealthy and rank 20th in Georgia for high school student family income.

Enrollment Size

Grade Students


Graduation Rate

10 out of 10

Rank: 1st in Georgia

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students99% or more*
Georgia Median85%
White95% or more*
Black95% or more*
Hispanic50% or more*
Asian Pacific80% or more*
Native Americansuppressed*
Two or more races50% or more*
Economically Disadvantaged90% or more*
Limited English Proficiencysuppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Standardized Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 2nd in Georgia

Students at Columbus High School scored an average 87% of students proficient across math and reading standardized tests. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 28% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 1.3% of Georgia high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls85% to 89%*85% to 89%*
Boys95% or more*75% to 79%*

Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander90% or more*80% or more*
Black85% to 89%*70% to 74%*
Hispanic50% or more*60% to 79%*
Multiracial80% or more*50% or more*
White90% to 94%*85% to 89%*
With Disabilites-suppressed*
Limited Englishsuppressed*-

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

AP Course and Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 4th in Georgia

Columbus High School offers 14 AP courses. 62 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 99% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all Georgia schools of 17%. Columbus High School had 771 taking AP exams with a 775 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 99% percentile and significantly above the state median of 44 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 101% 44%
Students enrolled in an AP class 62% 17%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 11%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 5%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 59%
AP Courses Offered 14

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate8%16%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate8%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate7%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Georgia Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Georgia Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students4.8%62
Georgia Median15%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.4%18


Columbus High School
1700 Cherokee Ave
Columbus, GA

10 out of 10 1


Muscogee County
Columbus, GA

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