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.


  • School Canceled Due to the hazardous weather predictions, school has been canceled for Friday, February 15th.   
    Posted Feb 15, 2019, 4:27 AM by Brian Smith
  • Golden Apple Award Winners Congratulations to the 2019 Golden Apple Award winners, Kelly Walters and Laura Boeckman.  
    Posted Feb 4, 2019, 10:18 AM by Brian Smith
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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/