Columbus, MS
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Columbus 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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Columbus Municipal School Dist School District Details

Columbus Municipal School Dist School District
2630 Mcarthur Dr.
Columbus, MS 39705

4,351 Students enrolled in District

9 Schools in District

15 Students Per Classroom (State average is 15)

Columbus Municipal 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
Cmsd Alternative School
924 20th Street North
Columbus, MS, 39701
KG-12
Columbus High School
215 Hemlock Street
Columbus, MS, 39702
09-12
Columbus Middle School
175 Highway 373
Columbus, MS, 39705
06-08
Cook Elementary School
2217 N Seventh Street
Columbus, MS, 39705
PK-05
Fairview Elementary School
225 Airline Road
Columbus, MS, 39702
PK-05
Franklin Academy School
501 N Third Avenue
Columbus, MS, 39701
PK-05
Mckellar Vocational Center School
810 N Browder Street
Columbus, MS, 39702
09-12
Sale Elementary School
520 Warpath Road
Columbus, MS, 39702
PK-05
Stokes Beard Elementary School
311 Martin Luther King Dr.
Columbus, MS, 39701
PK-05

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 6.3% 46.0%
Black 91.6% 49.4%
Hispanic 1.4% 3.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.6% 1.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.2%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 100.0% 73.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 100.0% 66.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 6.6%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,547 $20,534,252 54.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $347 $1,567,052 4.1%
Staff $485 $2,190,260 5.8%
General Administration $195 $880,620 2.3%
School Administration $439 $1,982,524 5.2%
Operation $761 $3,436,676 9.1%
Transportation $534 $2,411,544 6.4%
Other $219 $989,004 2.6%
Total Support $2,979 $13,453,164 35.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $869 $3,924,404 10.4%
Total Expenditures $8,395 $37,911,820 100.0%
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%

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