Columbus High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
3434 Discoverer Drive
Columbus, NE 68602
Phone
(402) 563-7050
District
COLUMBUS PUBLIC SCHOOLS
County
PLATTE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1164
Classroom Teachers
72

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Nebraska

3

(10 is best)

Better than 25.2% of NE schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

5

(10 is best)

Columbus High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 11

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 40 49
Proficiency in Reading 35 49
Proficiency in Math 44 49

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 16.17
AVG FOR DISTRICT 16.27
AVG FOR STATE 13.53
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 296 25.4%
Grade 10 276 23.7%
Grade 11 282 24.2%
Grade 12 310 26.6%
Total 1164 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 60.0% 56.6% 69.2%
Black 0.5% 1.1% 7.1%
Hispanic 37.7% 40.5% 19.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.5% 0.5% 2.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.2% 1.3% 1.6%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 47.8% 55.4% 43.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 35.5% 42.9% 35.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 12.3% 12.6% 8.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 23,852 1,929,268
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 380.6 25
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.4% 6.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.6% 20.7%
20-44 YEARS OLD 31.1% 32.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 24.7% 24.9%
65 OR OLDER 16.2% 14.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 9,642 751,987
Single Parent Households With Children 9.6% 9.6%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 87.6% 90.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 22.6% 30.6%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 5.7% 8.8%
$100,000 - $149,999 10.7% 14.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 16.6% 13.4%
$50,000 - $74,999 21.9% 19.8%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.8% 19.2%
$15,000 - $29,999 15.0% 14.5%
$15,000 or less 10.2% 10.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,746 $25,891,148 35.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $478 $1,834,564 2.5%
Staff $697 $2,675,086 3.7%
General Administration $129 $495,102 0.7%
School Administration $517 $1,984,246 2.7%
Operation $732 $2,809,416 3.8%
Transportation $132 $506,616 0.7%
Other $517 $1,984,246 2.7%
Total Support $3,202 $12,289,276 16.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $9,127 $35,029,426 47.8%
Total Expenditures $19,074 $73,206,012 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,701 $2,455,582,533 54.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $480 $152,936,813 3.4%
Staff $324 $103,451,323 2.3%
General Administration $326 $103,859,000 2.3%
School Administration $575 $183,463,020 4.1%
Operation $1,026 $327,199,974 7.3%
Transportation $362 $115,411,814 2.6%
Other $289 $92,252,003 2.1%
Total Support $3,383 $1,078,580,223 24.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,982 $950,761,532 21.2%
Total Expenditures $14,066 $4,485,003,925 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%