Columbus High School

Grades 9th - 12th   District 8   1171 Students

1700 Cherokee Avenue, Columbus, GA 31906
Phone 706-748-2534, Fax 706-748-2546

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Columbus High School is a college preparatory magnet school and ranks among the best high schools in the state and in the country (see U.S. News and World Report, May, 2017, ( see Newsweek, 2017, school stands out in its commitment to the college-bound student. Its liberal arts college preparatory program is designed to develop a well-rounded student by offering a wide range of advanced college preparatory courses in English, mathematics, social studies, science, foreign language, computers, and fine arts. Students are expected to take courses in all areas through a core curriculum that is compacted, accelerated, and that exceeds state standards. The curriculum has the flexibility, however, to meet individual academic goals and interests. Individual interests are met through diverse elective offerings, gifted classes, 32 Advanced Placement Courses, and the opportunity for students to develop an academic concentration in an area of their interest ranging from mathematics and science to English or the fine arts.

Columbus High School is one of only two schools outside Metro Atlanta to attain the distinction of being named an AP Capstone School. 1 of less than 1000 in the world!

School Accolades

Ranked #1 in the state of Georgia

Ranked in the Top 2% of High Schools in America

Columbus High ranked as top high school in class of 500!

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St. Paul United Methodist Church

The Muscogee County School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, or military status in its programs and activities and employment practices; MCSD provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups where applicable.

Coordinators have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies; note that any discrimination related inquiry may be directed to Dr. Angela Vickers-Ward for distribution to the appropriate personnel. Further information about the complaint process is available at the Board Policy section of the District website.

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Marvin J Crumbs
Sonya M Allen
Sonya M Allen

Michele A Grier
Michele A Grier

Troy McGarr
Troy McGarr

Board Representatives
Dr. Philip Schley [District 8]
Kia Chambers [At Large]

Zone Chief

Transportation Supervisors
Randy Ruff
Transportation Supervisor (Shuttle)

Debra Lewis
Transportation Supervisor (Special Needs)