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Below the overview of the district are links to KBIA's coverage of Columbia 93 district schools, updated as more stories are published. Columbia 93 at a glanceThe Columbia 93 school district currently includes 32 different schools. In 2014, the district had a k-12 enrollment of 17,204 students, which is 2% of the total k-12 enrollment for the state. Enrollment has been slightly increasing in recent years, 2% since 2011. While a small percent, that amounts to almost 400 more students. There have also been major re-drawing of attendance areas with the addition of Battle High School. Middle school attendance areas shape high school boundaries 00000178-cc7d-da8b-a77d-ec7d2f9e0000The changes have affected all schools in the district, including causing high school attendance to increase and overcrowding at one middle school at least.

More Than 1,200 Students Using Columbia Public Schools' Meal Service Daily

Exterior of Hickman High School.
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The Grab-and-Go meal service launched March 30 for Columbia Public Schools students has been working well, district spokesperson Michelle Baumstark said Tuesday.

From 1,200 to 1,300 students pick up the meals each day, she said. There are 19,052 students in the district, according to the district’s website.

After school buildings closed because of COVID-19, the district began providing Grab-and-Go meal service for students in need.

Meals are delivered to about 80 locations Monday through Friday. The stops are not school-specific but are designed to serve as many high-need areas as possible, an email to families said.

Columbia Public Schools’ Grab-and-Go meal service routes have not changed since April 13, district spokeswoman Michelle Baumstark said.

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