Columbia, MS
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Columbia Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Districts in Columbia


Columbia School District Details

Columbia School District
613 Bryan Avenue
Columbia, MS 39429

1,760 Students enrolled in District

4 Schools in District

16 Students Per Classroom (State average is 15)

Columbia School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Mississippi

(10 is best)

Better than of MS school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Columbia Elementary School
401 Mary Street
Columbia, MS, 39429
04-05
Columbia High School
1009 Broad Street
Columbia, MS, 39429
09-12
Columbia Primary School
913 West Avenue
Columbia, MS, 39429
KG-03
Jefferson Middle School
611 Owens Street
Columbia, MS, 39429
06-08

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 47.6% 46.0%
Black 49.5% 49.4%
Hispanic 2.0% 3.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.8% 1.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.2%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 76.0% 73.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 66.0% 66.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 10.0% 6.6%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,883 $8,857,762 56.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $485 $879,790 5.6%
Staff $455 $825,370 5.3%
General Administration $179 $324,706 2.1%
School Administration $395 $716,530 4.6%
Operation $834 $1,512,876 9.6%
Transportation $308 $558,712 3.6%
Other $253 $458,942 2.9%
Total Support $2,909 $5,276,926 33.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $872 $1,581,808 10.1%
Total Expenditures $8,664 $15,716,496 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,564 $2,201,569,426 51.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $400 $193,040,303 4.5%
Staff $386 $186,424,288 4.3%
General Administration $254 $122,567,030 2.8%
School Administration $491 $236,665,075 5.5%
Operation $897 $432,783,886 10.0%
Transportation $412 $198,883,330 4.6%
Other $202 $97,421,664 2.3%
Total Support $3,043 $1,467,848,840 34.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,333 $642,864,520 14.9%
Total Expenditures $8,939 $4,312,257,503 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%

Marion Co School Dist School District Details

Marion Co School Dist School District
1010 Hwy 13 N Suite 2
Columbia, MS 39429

2,079 Students enrolled in District

6 Schools in District

13 Students Per Classroom (State average is 15)

Marion Co School Dist School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Mississippi

(10 is best)

Better than of MS school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
East Marion Elementary School
527 East Marion School Road
Columbia, MS, 39429
KG-06
East Marion High School
527 East Marion School Road
Columbia, MS, 39429
07-12
Marion Co Voc Complex School
1140 Highway 13 South
Columbia, MS, 39429
09-12
West Marion Elementary School
2 West Marion Street
Foxworth, MS, 39483
04-06
West Marion High School
2 West Marion Street
Foxworth, MS, 39483
07-12
West Marion Primary School
20 Cedar Street
Foxworth, MS, 39483
KG-03

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 55.2% 46.0%
Black 43.8% 49.4%
Hispanic 0.9% 3.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.1% 1.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.2%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 87.1% 73.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 77.3% 66.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.8% 6.6%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,915 $10,542,675 44.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $424 $909,480 3.8%
Staff $639 $1,370,655 5.8%
General Administration $300 $643,500 2.7%
School Administration $442 $948,090 4.0%
Operation $1,908 $4,092,660 17.2%
Transportation $605 $1,297,725 5.4%
Other $234 $501,930 2.1%
Total Support $4,552 $9,764,040 41.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,628 $3,492,060 14.7%
Total Expenditures $11,095 $23,798,775 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,564 $2,201,569,426 51.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $400 $193,040,303 4.5%
Staff $386 $186,424,288 4.3%
General Administration $254 $122,567,030 2.8%
School Administration $491 $236,665,075 5.5%
Operation $897 $432,783,886 10.0%
Transportation $412 $198,883,330 4.6%
Other $202 $97,421,664 2.3%
Total Support $3,043 $1,467,848,840 34.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,333 $642,864,520 14.9%
Total Expenditures $8,939 $4,312,257,503 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%