Public Schools in Columbia County, Florida

There are 25 Public Schools in Columbia County, Florida, serving a population of 68,484 people in an area of 798 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 2,739 people, and 1 Public School per 31 square miles.

In Florida, Columbia County is ranked 25th of 67 counties in Public Schools per capita, and 40th of 67 counties in Public Schools per square mile.

List of Columbia County Public Schools

Find Columbia County, Florida public schools, including charter schools, k-12, elementary, middle, and high schools.


Belmont Academy 1476 Southwest Walter Avenue Lake, FL

Challenge Learning Center 1301 Northwest Labonte Lane Lake, FL

Columbia City Elementary School 7438 Florida 47 Lake, FL

Columbia High School 469 Southwest Fighting Tiger Drive Lake, FL

Columbia Virtual Franchise 372 West Duval Street Lake, FL

Columbia Virtual Instruction Program 372 West Duval Street Lake, FL

Columbia Virtual Instruction Program (District Provided) 372 West Duval Street Lake, FL

Eastside Elementary School 256 Southeast Beech Street Lake, FL

Five Points Elementary School 303 Northwest Johnson Street Lake, FL

Fort White Elementary School 18119 Florida 47 Fort White, FL

Fort White High School 17828 Florida 47 Fort White, FL

Lake City Middle School 843 Southwest Arlington Boulevard Lake, FL

Melrose Park Elementary School 820 Southeast Putnam Street Lake, FL

Niblack Elementary School 837 Northeast Broadway Avenue Lake, FL

Pathways Academy 1301 Northwest Labonte Lane Lake, FL

Pinemount Elementary School 324 South West Gabriel Place Lake, FL

Pre-K School 444 West Duval Street Lake, FL

Residential Services 444 West Duval Street Lake, FL

Richardson Middle School 646 Southeast Pennsylvania Street Lake, FL

Shining Star Academy Of The Arts 7443 West US Highway 90 Lake, FL

Summers Elementary School 1388 Southwest McFarlane Avenue Lake, FL

Tri County Aviation Maintenance Academy 102 Southeast Academic Avenue Lake, FL

Vine Academy Of The Arts 217 Northeast Kingston Lane Lake, FL

Vocational/Adult/Community Education 409 Southwest Saint Johns Street Lake, FL

Westside Elementary School 1956 Southwest County Road 252B Lake, FL

About Columbia County Public Schools

Columbia County 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 Columbia County, FL. Each of the fifty state constitutions includes a requirement for the provision of a Public School system, and each state, including Florida, also has a compulsory education law that requires school-age children to attend school.

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

Columbia County Public School Statistics

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

Columbia County Public School Enrollment
 Columbia CountyFlorida
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment817 (66.9%)158,974 (55.2%)
Kindergarten Enrollment1,039 (89.6%)195,549 (85.6%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)3,172 (89.9%)804,705 (88.0%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)2,579 (87.2%)812,190 (87.6%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)2,607 (86.2%)869,834 (89.3%)
Columbia County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Columbia CountyFlorida
Less than 9th Grade Education1,998 (4.2%)733,714 (5.1%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)4,119 (8.7%)1,053,634 (7.3%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)17,050 (36.1%)4,170,468 (29.0%)