CoMo You Know: Education
Muriel Battle, who died in 2003, was known as a pioneer in education and equality in Columbia. A new high school will bear her name.
The Stephens College Children's School has been providing college students with the opportunity to teach and interact with children while also providing a research-based education for the children enrolled in the school since 1925.
The Columbia Area Career Center has provided several learning opportunities for students and adults since 1979.
One famous alum of Oakland Junior High School is NASCAR driver Carl Edwards.
Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School opened in fall 2011. It is the first Catholic high school in Columbia.
Douglass High School is an alternative high school for Columbia students.
Hickman High School is the largest high school in Missouri.
Rock Bridge High School has more than doubled its enrollment since opening in 1973.
West Junior High School opened in 1961.
Eliot Battle was an educator in Columbia for nearly 40 years and worked to end segregation.
Smithton Middle School opened in 1995 and is one of three such schools in the Columbia district.
Jefferson Junior High School is one of three junior high schools in the Columbia Public School District.
Paxton Keeley Elementary School is named for the first woman to graduate from the MU School of Journalism.
Two Mile Prairie Elementary School is a merger of three rural Boone County schools in the 1960s.
Rock Bridge Elementary School was not part of the Columbia school district when it first opened in 1957.
Mill Creek Elementary School opened in 1988.
New Haven Elementary School opened in 1954.
John B. Lange Middle School opened in 1997 for students in grades six and seven.
Midway Heights Elementary School opened in 1956.