K-12 Education

City Council wary of new high school figures

Sixth Ward City Councilwoman Barbara Hoppe said she is worried that new engineering estimates won’t include costs to the city.

Missouri students raise math scores

Missouri's fourth and eighth grade students now score at the national average in math and continue to score at the national average in reading.

School site information

Q & A on Tuesday's high school commitee meeting

Sixth high school site added for consideration

COLUMBIA - A sixth site offered late will be considered for Columbia’s next public high school. Estimated infrastructure costs will be presented at the next meeting of a committee charged with recommending a site.

Comments from the high school discussion

Bass offers to build roads on property

Tom Bass says building two streets on the potential high school site would cost ‘a couple million dollars.’

Committee to hear from public on new high school site selection

Nancy Harter used an interactive e-mail newsletter called Columbia Citizens to encourage others to get involved in deciding where the city’s next public high school should be.

Public deserves to be involved in final high school site decision

The Missourian has made coverage of Columbia's new high school site a priority.

Citizens committee to have more meetings to discuss Columbia high school site

The citizens committee charged with recommending a site for Columbia’s next public high school will now have two and possibly three meetings, according to an e-mail sent Thursday by committee facilitator Jim Ritter to the group’s 20 other members.

High school site neighbors speak out

Columbia residents who live near the proposed high school sites add their opinions into the mix.

Can you hear me now? - Columbia public schools communicate clearer cell phone policies

Two Columbia high schools revise their rules for dealing with mobile phone used in schools

Columbia's new public high school: Questions and Answers

A cloud of public attention has followed the Columbia School Board since it announced its decision to locate a third public high school south and east of the city. Now a committee of citizens will meet with the board and make its own recommendations on five different potential sites.

School site drops out of the running

One of the six properties under consideration for the new high school is no longer in the running as of Tuesday after the property’s co-owner expressed no intention of selling the land, Columbia Public Schools Superintendent Phyllis Chase said.

Public can attend land review meeting for new high school

Residents will not be able to comment at the committee meeting.

School board adopts cyberbullying and cyberthreats into hazing and bullying policy

The board voted unanimously to add provisions for online incidents to its hazing and bullying policy.

Five possible sites for the new high school

Which do you think is best?

High school land offers revealed

Six offers of land for the third comprehensive high school were released Monday afternoon to the evaluation committee appointed to recommend a site to the school board after being evaluated by Engineering Surveys & Services of Columbia.

Vemer property

Located at the southeast corner of the intersection of Rangeline Road and New Haven Road.

Kinkead property

Located along the west side of Olivet Church Road; the property is approximately three quarters of a mile north of the intersection of Olivet Church Road and State Route WW.