Public Schools in Columbus, Indiana

There are 19 Public Schools in Columbus, Indiana, serving a population of 46,926 people in an area of 28 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 2,469 people, and 1 Public School per 1 square miles.

In Indiana, Columbus is ranked 363rd of 865 cities in Public Schools per capita, and 344th of 865 cities in Public Schools per square mile.

List of Columbus Public Schools

Find Columbus, Indiana public schools, including charter schools, k-12, elementary, middle, and high schools.


Central Middle School 725 7th Street Columbus, IN

Clifty Creek Elementary School 4625 East 50 North Columbus, IN

Columbus Area Career Connection 1400 25th Street Columbus, IN

Columbus East High School 230 South Marr Road Columbus, IN

Columbus North High School 1400 25th Street Columbus, IN

Csa Fodrea Campus 2775 Illinois Avenue Columbus, IN

Csa Lincoln Campus 750 5th Street Columbus, IN

International School Of Columbus 3136 North National Road Columbus, IN

L F Smith Elementary 4505 Waycross Drive Columbus, IN

Lillian Schmitt Elementary School 2675 California Street Columbus, IN

Lincoln Elementary School 750 5th Street Columbus, IN

Mount Healthy Elementary School 12150 East State Road 58 Columbus, IN

Northside Middle School 1400 27th Street Columbus, IN

Parkside Elementary School 1400 Parkside Drive Columbus, IN

Richard L Johnson Early Educ Cntr 1209 Sycamore Street Columbus, IN

Richard L Johnson Early Education Center School 1209 Sycamore Street Columbus, IN

Rockcreek Elementary School 13000 East 200 South Columbus, IN

Southside Elementary School 1320 West 200 South Columbus, IN

W D Richards Elementary School 3311 Fairlawn Drive Columbus, IN

About Columbus Public Schools

Columbus Public Schools are tuition-free, publicly funded schools that are legally required to accept and provide an education to all children from Kindergarten age through Grade 12 in Columbus, IN. Each of the fifty state constitutions includes a requirement for the provision of a Public School system, and each state, including Indiana, also has a compulsory education law that requires school-age children to attend school.

You may contact Public Schools for questions about:
  • Columbus Public School calendars
  • Admissions policies and enrollment
  • Columbus school district
  • Academics and school curriculum
  • School buses and transportation

Columbus Public School Statistics

Find Columbus Public School Enrollment and Educational Attainment (Age 25+). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Columbus Public School Enrollment
 ColumbusBartholomew County
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment370 (44.7%)653 (50.3%)
Kindergarten Enrollment734 (96.2%)965 (93.8%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)2,344 (85.7%)4,232 (85.2%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)1,911 (91.3%)3,546 (90.8%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)2,252 (90.8%)4,090 (91.8%)
Columbus Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 ColumbusBartholomew County
Less than 9th Grade Education711 (2.3%)1,723 (3.1%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)1,948 (6.2%)3,640 (6.6%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)8,367 (26.6%)18,386 (33.5%)