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Columbus AFB Schools: Daycare – High School (2021 Edition)
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Columbus AFB Schools: Daycare – High School (2021 Edition)

Introduction 

Welcome to Columbus AFB located in Lowndes County, Mississippi. Moving to a new area can be overwhelming, and having to make arrangements for your children can make relocating even more stressful. It is our hope that this guide will help alleviate some of the stress. This guide will show you the school options located around Columbus AFB and will hopefully make this transition less difficult and more enjoyable.

Suggested Read: Columbus Air Force Base: In-Depth Welcome Center 

Schools on Columbus AFB

Please note that there are no schools on Columbus AFB, however the children living on base may enroll at a variety of educational facilities in the area. Schools near Columbus AFB include daycare and childcare facilities, pre kindergarten, elementary, intermediate and middle, and high schools. Each of these options is listed below.

Columbus AFB School Liaison 

The Columbus AFB School Liaison exists to help families that are living on base with any educational challenges that they might face. The goal of the School Liaison is to connect schools, families and the Columbus AFB community together in meeting the educational needs of the children for all personnel assigned to Columbus AFB.

Columbus AFB School Liaison

495 Harpe Blvd.
Columbus, MS 39710
Phone: 1 (662) 434-2792

Columbus AFB Daycare and Childcare

Columbus AFB Daycare and Childcare

1. Child Development Center

Building #940
Columbus AFB, MS 39710-0000
Phone: 1 (662) 434-2479

Child Development Center accepts children of active duty, DoD/NAF civilian employees, contract personnel, and retirees from six weeks of age through five years

2. Tucker’s Play & Learn

803 Alabama St.
Columbus, MS 39702
Phone: 1 (662) 243-2111

Tucker’s Play & Learn serves up to 68 children between the ages of infants to 4 year olds.

Columbus AFB Elementary Schools

Students in grades K-5 will need to attend off-post schools which are listed below.

Columbus AFB Middle Schools

Students in grades 6-8 will need to attend off-post schools which are listed below.

Columbus AFB High Schools

Students in grades 9-12 will need to attend off-post schools which are listed below.

Schools Near Columbus AFB

Schools Near Columbus AFB

Students who live on base are eligible to attend schools in the Columbus Municipal School District or Lowndes County School District. For those children off base, they will be assigned a school district based on their address.

Lowndes County School District

1053 US-45
Columbus, MS 39701
Phone: 1 (662) 244-5000

Columbus Municipal School District

2630 McArthur Dr.
Columbus, MS 39705
Phone: 1 (662) 241-7400

Preschool and Elementary Schools Near Columbus AFB

1. First Presbyterian Child Development

3200 Bluecutt Rd
Columbus, MS 39705
Phone: 1 (662) 327-9944

First Presbyterian Child Development serves up to 40 prekindergarten-aged children.

Cook Elementary School, Columbus, MS

2. Cook Elementary School

District: Columbus Municipal School District
Grades Pre-K-5
2217 7th St. N
Columbus, MS 39705
Phone: 1 (662) 241-7180

Cook Elementary School is a Fine Arts Magnet School that serves 558 students in grades prekindergarten through 5th.

3. Sale Elementary School

District: Columbus Municipal School District
Grades Pre-K-5
520 Warpath Rd.
Columbus, MS 39702
Phone: 1 (662) 241-7260

Sale Elementary School serves 330 children between the ages of prekindergarten and 5th grade.

4. Franklin Academy

District: Columbus Municipal School District
Grades Pre-K-5
501 3rd Ave. N
Columbus, MS 39701
Phone: 1 (662) 241-7150

Franklin Academy has 308 students in grades prekindergarten through 5th with a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1.

5. Fairview Elementary Aerospace & Science Magnet School

District: Columbus Municipal School District
Grades Pre-K-5
225 Airline Rd.
Columbus, MS 39702
Phone: 1 (662) 241-7140

Fairview Elementary Aerospace & Science Magnet School exists to “encourage science discovery, problem-solving, and innovative experiences” for its 289 students between the grades of pre kindergarten and 5th. Fairview Elementary Aerospace & Science Magnet School has a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1.

Stokes-Beard Elementary School, Columbus, MS

6. Stokes-Beard Elementary School

District: Columbus Municipal School District
Grades Pre-K-5
311 S Martin Luther King Jr Dr.
Columbus, MS 39701
Phone: 1 (662) 241-7270

Stokes-Beard Elementary School serves 432 students between the grades of prekindergarten and 5th grade with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1.

7. New Hope Elementary School

District: Lowndes County School District
Grades Pre-K-5
199 Enlow Dr.
Columbus, MS 39702
Phone: 1 (662) 327-4780

New Hope Elementary School currently serves 1,156 students ranging from pre kindergarten to 5th grade. This school has a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1.

8. West Lowndes Elementary School

District: Lowndes County School District
Grades Pre-K-5
1000 Gilmer-Wilburn Rd.
Columbus, MS 39701
Phone: 1 (662) 244-5050

West Lowndes Elementary School has 278 students. They serve children in grades pre kindergarten through 6th with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1

9 Anderson Grove Elementary School

District: Lowndes County School District
Grades Pre-K-6
860 Anderson Grove Rd.
Caledonia, MS 39740
Phone: 1 (662) 356-4506

Anderson Grove Elementary School currently enrolls 349 students between the grades of prekindergarten and 6th.

10. Caledonia Elementary School

District: Lowndes County School District
Grades Pre-K-6
9509 Wolfe Rd.
Caledonia, MS 39740
Phone: 1 (662) 356-2050

Caledonia Elementary School’s mission is to provide “a superior educational system that challenges all students to attain their greatest intellectual, social, and personal potential.” Caledonia Elementary School serves 1,119 students between the grades of prekindergarten and 5th.

Intermediate and Middle Schools Near Columbus AFB

Intermediate and Middle Schools Near Columbus AFB 

1. Hunt Intermediate School

District: Columbus Municipal School District
924 20th St. N
Columbus, MS 39701
Phone: 1 (662) 241-7160

Hunt Intermediate School serves 319 6th grade students.

2. Columbus Middle School

District: Columbus Municipal School District
Grades 5-8
175 MS-373
Columbus, MS 39705
Phone: 1 (662) 241-7300

Columbus Middle School serves 1,139 students between the grades of 5th and 8th. The student-teacher ratio is 15 to 1.

New Hope Schools Middle School, Columbus, MS

3. New Hope Schools Middle School

District: Lowndes County School District
Grades 5-8
462 Center Rd
Columbus, MS 39702
Phone: 1 (662) 244-4740

New Hope Schools Middle School has a student-teacher ratio of 13 to 1. This school currently enrolls 627 students in grades 6-8.

4. Caledonia Middle School

District: Lowndes County School District
Grades 6-8
105 Confederate Dr.
Caledonia, MS 39740
Phone: 1 (662) 356-2042

Caledonia Middle School is a highly rated public school that serves 527 students in grades 6-8.

mory Middle School, Amory, MS

5. Amory Middle School

District: Amory School District
Grades 6-8
700 2nd Ave. N
Amory, MS 38821
Phone: 1 (662) 256-5658

Amory Middle School believes that “great communities make great schools and great schools make great communities.” This school serves grades 6-8.

6. Belle-Shivers Middle School

District: Aberdeen School District
Grades 4-8
518 W Vine St
Aberdeen, MS 39730
Phone: 1 (662) 369-6241

Belle-Shivers Middle School serves grades 4-8.

7. New Hope Middle School

District: Lowndes County School District
Grades 6-8
199 Enlow Dr
Columbus, MS 39702
Phone: 1 (662) 244-4701

New Hope Middle School currently enrolls 627 students in 6th. 7th, and 8th grade. The school has a student-teacher ratio of 13 to 1.

High Schools Near Columbus AFB

High Schools Near Columbus AFB 

1. Caledonia High School

District: Lowndes County School District
Grades 9-12
111 Confederate Dr.
Caledonia, MS 39740
Phone: 1 (662) 356-2001

Caledonia High School serves 578 students between the grades of 9th and 12th.

2. Columbus High School

District: Columbus Municipal School District
Grades 9-12
215 Hemlock St.
Columbus, MS 39702
Phone: 1 (662) 241-7200

Columbus High School has 1,021 students in grades 9-12.

3. Aberdeen High School

District: Aberdeen School District
Grades 9-12
205 MS-145
Aberdeen, MS 39730
Phone: 1 (662) 369-8933

Aberdeen High School serves grades 9th through 12th and currently enrolls 303 students.

4. West Lowndes High School

District: Lowndes County School District
Grades 7-12
644 S Frontage Rd
Columbus, MS 39701

Phone: 1 (662) 244-5070

West Lowndes High School’s mission is to “provide a quality education that positions students for future success in college, career, and life.” This school has 221 students in grades 7-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 8 to 1.

5. West Point High School

District: West Point School District

West Point High School – North (8th and 9th Grade)

852 S Eshman Ave.
West Point, MS 39773
Phone: 1 (662) 494-6665

West Point High School – South (10-12)

950 S Eshman Ave.
West Point, MS 39773
Phone: 1 (662) 494-5083

West Point High School serves 948 students in grades 9th through 12th.

Private Schools near Columbus AFB

Private Schools near Columbus AFB 

1. Columbus Christian Academy

6405 Military Rd
Steens, MS 39766
Phone: 1 (662) 328-7888

Columbus Christian Academy offers a Biblical-based educational program for students in grades kindergarten through 12th.

Conclusion

Although there aren’t any schools on Columbus AFB, there are several schools around the base for you to pick from. Regardless of a child’s age or specific educational needs, you’ll certainly be able to find something to suit your needs.

 

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