Columbus USD 493
802 South High School Avenue
Columbus, KS 66725
Phone: 620-429-3661
Fax: 620-429-2673
Web Page: www.usd493.com
 District Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


  • USD 493 Receives Literacy Grant The Kansas State Department of Education announced that eight literacy projects from across the state will be funded through grants from the Literacy Network of Kansas (LiNK), a project of ...
    Posted Jun 12, 2018, 12:17 PM by David Carriger
  • Summer Boost Lemonade Stand Please support the Summer Boost program on Monday, June 11, 11:45-12:45 at the Court House.Lemonade stand.  All proceeds go to children in foster care.
    Posted Jun 11, 2018, 5:36 AM by David Carriger
  • Congratulations This morning we recognized two staff members retiring from USD 493.Michelle Weber, Pre-K Teacher (24 Years)Barb Coble, Title Para (6 Years)Thank you for making a difference ...
    Posted May 25, 2018, 7:42 AM by David Carriger
  • CUHS Class of 2018 Graduation The CUHS Class of 2018 will have graduation exercises on Saturday, May 19, at 5:00 p.m.Grauation will be held at the CUHS Football Stadium.
    Posted May 14, 2018, 7:58 AM by David Carriger
  • Academic Awards The CUHS Academic Awards will be held on Friday, May 18, at 8:10 a.m. in the CUHS Auditorium.
    Posted May 14, 2018, 7:40 AM by David Carriger
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Mission Statement

Columbus Unified School District #493 in partnership with the parents and community, will provide a quality education in a safe environment for all students, preparing them to pursue productive and fulfilling lives.


USD 493 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: USD 493 Superintendent of Schools, USD 493 Columbus, 802 S High School, Columbus, KS 667252, (620) 429-3661.




The 2017 Kansas Building Report Card is available at: http://ksreportcard.ksde.org/