Columbus Independent School District

105 Cardinal Lane  (CISD Central Office)
Columbus, Texas 78934 
Telephone: 979-732-5704

The Columbus Independent School District (CISD) is located in Colorado County with a small portion of the district in Austin County. CISD covers approximately 356 square miles and has an estimated population of 8,300 in the areas including Columbus, Rock Island, Frelsburg, and part of the New Ulm area.

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Source: 2011 District AEIS Report (Texas Education Agency)

School Websites:
Columbus Elementary School
Columbus Junior High School
Columbus High School

Reports on CISD:
Lonestar Reports School District Summary (January 2011)
2010-2011 Academic Excellence Indicator System (AEIS) District Report
2010-2011 Academic Excellence Indicator System (AEIS) Columbus Elementary School
2010-2011 Academic Excellence Indicator System (AEIS) Columbus Junior High School
2010-2011 Academic Excellence Indicator System (AEIS) Columbus High School

Sources: (Texas Education Agency) and Academic Excellence Indicator System (AEIS) Reports (Texas Education Agency)

St. Anthony Catholic School

635 Bonham Street
Columbus, Texas 78934
Telephone: 979-732-5505

St. Anthony School (SAS) is an accredited private school for children pre-kindergarten through grade eight. The school is committed to promoting academic excellence, individual responsibility and spiritual awareness. The school accepts students of all faiths, however religion classes are instructed in the Catholic doctrine and tradition.

Tutoring Services

Columbus Tutoring Center

Colleges & Universities

Colorado County is nestled among the pillars of Texas education. Colorado County's growing strength as a center for learning is expanded and reinforced by the cooperative works of academic and business interests within close proximity to the area. With more than 25 colleges and universities, and over 250,000 students within 100 miles, the supply of a professional work force is assured.
Blinn Junior College University of Texas at Austin Texas A&M University
Wharton County Junior College Rice University University of Houston
Texas Bible Institute
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