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Columbus Alternative School


Columbus Alternative School

1421 Austin

Columbus, Texas  78934



We are proud to say that we are beginning our 7th year of operation.


We look forward to many more graduates this year!


We will continue to celebrate each graduate with a BBQ lunch

donated by Brookshire Brothers and HEB. 


Check out our gallery of pictures from our past graduations and BBQ days!


If you are interested in getting your high school diploma,

come by and talk to Principal Michael Koehl


 If you are already enrolled and need the website address to do your work... 

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Alternative School News

CISD Community Must Work Together to Fight COVID-19

The Columbus Independent School District community must work together to fight COVID-19. Head to

for vitally important public health guidance to stop the spread. If we stand apart as a community now, we will be together again soon.

La comunidad del Columbus Independent School District debe trabajar en equipo para luchar contra COVID-19. Visite la página Https://

para obtener información vital sobre como detener el contagio. Si nos mantenemos separados ahora, estaremos juntos más pronto.

Schools Will Remained Closed Until May 4th

Gov Abbott Signs Declaration

In a statement made by Gov. Abbott on March 31st, schools are to remain closed until May 4th due to COVID-19. Please remain vigilant in washing your hands and practicing social distancing. #CTownStrong

Online Instruction Begins March 30th

Reminder! Online instruction will begin tomorrow. Anyone that does not have a personal device or that has not picked up a chromebook may do so tomorrow, Monday, March 30th from 4:30 pm until 6:30 pm at Columbus High School in front of the auditorium. Meal pickups are Monday through Friday from 10am until noon at Columbus Junior High School.

Technology Schedule

Columbus ISD is continuing to monitor the current COVID-19 situation. We are working on determining how many of our families are in need of a device, so their children can do their work online. If you have not yet completed the technology survey on our website, please do so. We will provide one Chromebook per family, for those families who do not have a smart phone, iPad, laptop, Chromebook or desk top computer. All families who will need a device will pick them up in front of the High School Campus.

The schedule will be as follows:
High School – Thursday Morning 9:00-11:00
Junior High – Thursday Afternoon 1:00-3:00
Elementary School – Friday Morning 9:00-11:00

This pick-up time is ONLY for families without a device. We are in the process of buying some mobile hotspots, but they will not be here for 2-3 weeks.

Alternative School Events

5th Six Weeks Ends
Date: 4/3/2020
6th Six Weeks Begins
Date: 4/6/2020
Report Cards
Date: 4/8/2020
School Holiday / GOOD FRIDAY
Date: 4/10/2020
School Holiday
Date: 4/13/2020
CISD Board Meeting
Date: 4/20/2020, 6 PM
Progress Reports
Date: 4/29/2020
SAT Test
Date: 5/2/2020
Location: Columbus High School
CISD Board Meeting
Date: 5/11/2020, 6 PM
6th Six Weeks Ends
Date: 5/21/2020

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GED classes

have begun!


offers live teacher

taught classes.

For more info call WCJC @ 979-532-6301