Columbia High School

Dekalb County Schools

Columbia Celebrates

Advanced Placement Honor School-- The State School Superintendent, Richard Woods, named 276 Advanced Placement Honor Schools for the 2024 School Year.
Columbia High School was named AP Honor School for the distinction of AP Expansion School! AP schools with 25% growth in AP student participation from May 2022 to May 2023 and a minimum of 25 students testing in May 2022.

CHS FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) has three students who have won and advanced to FCCLA Star Events Competition March 17th-19th. Students Taking Action with Recognition (STAR) Events are Competitive Events in which members compete at the regional/district, state, and national levels. Students are recognized for proficiency and achievement in chapter and individual projects, leadership skills, and career preparation.

CHS Early Childhood Education Pathway is preparing to align Georgia’s high school early childhood education curriculum to the Child Development Associate (CDA) program, students can graduate with this nationally recognized industry-based credential! The Child Development Associate® Credential or CDA® is the most widely recognized credential in early childhood education. It is a key steppingstone on the path to career advancement in early childhood education. Scholarships are available for exam.

Ms. Gwenn Kennedy has been named the 2024 New Teacher of the Year Award for eTED, The Engineering & Technology Educators Division of GACTE. Georgia ACTE is a state affiliate of the national association representing thousands of career and technical education professionals, eTED recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to our profession.

Mrs. Amanda McRay Williams, Fashion Merchandising students will be publishing their first fashion magazine through Studentreasures' publishing program.