Columbia Schools

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View Schools in Cities within 10 miles of Columbia

Laurel Schools7.38 mi

View Schools in Cities between 10 and 20 miles of Columbia

Glen Burnie Schools13.54 mi
Silver Spring Schools14.21 mi
Baltimore Schools15.17 mi
Takoma Park Schools15.49 mi
Millersville Schools16.59 mi
Bowie Schools16.66 mi
Hyattsville Schools16.87 mi
Rockville Schools17.78 mi
Montgomery Village Schools18.21 mi
Gaithersburg Schools18.71 mi
Bethesda Schools19.36 mi

View Schools in Cities between 20 and 30 miles of Columbia

Germantown Schools21.37 mi
Washington DC, DC Schools22.50 mi
Annapolis Schools22.94 mi
Arlington, VA Schools25.55 mi
Temple Hills Schools26.04 mi
Falls Church, VA Schools27.98 mi
Vienna, VA Schools29.74 mi
Alexandria, VA Schools30.40 mi
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COLUMBIA, MARYLAND SCHOOLS AND NEIGHBORHOODS: WE ARE HERE TO HELP is a site designed around the needs of a relocating family with school age children. It is a site that allows the family to search public and private Columbia schools, but understands that choosing the right Columbia neighborhood is equally important to a successful move. Through a network of local sponsors and experts, can guide a family through the process of choosing an excellent Columbia school located in a great neighborhood taking into account such things as affordability, accessibility to work, to shopping, the traffic patterns and more.

ABOUT Columbia, Maryland SCHOOLS

Columbia schools boast a total student population of 108,069 attending 205 schools in 41 public school districts and 88 private schools. Public school revenue and expenditures vary by school district but Columbia public schools spend an average of $6,880 per student each year.

Student teacher ratio is an important statistic cluing parents into the probable attention their child might receive individually in a classroom setting. Columbia public schools average a student teacher ratio of 19:1. Columbia private schools average 7:1. Also, high schools in Columbia average a student body population of 639, while Columbia middle schools and elementary schools average student body populations of 453 and 401 respectively.

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It wasn't so long ago that a child's education was limited to geographical boundaries set by the local school district. Increasingly, government is injecting "choice" into the equation by allowing children to enroll in the school of their choosing, regardless of where they live, as long as there is sufficient classroom space available.

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