How good are the schools in Columbus, OH?

Columbus encompasses 132 public elementary, middle and high schools. Columbus also has 140 private schools. Thirty-two high schools are recognized on U.S. News & World Report's Best High Schools rankings.

Columbus is also home to 11 colleges and/or universities, one of which earned a place on U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges rankings.

College Readiness Index

Index Score: 6.5 /10

How we calculate this.


Columbus has a lower score than similarly sized metro areas.

School Stats

Total Students
112,664
Total Teachers
6,744

Student-Teacher Ratio

16:1

Based on 2015 National Center for Education Statistics data

All High Schools in Columbus

Data sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics and U.S. News & World Report's Best High Schools rankings.

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