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... 

(no www.)

Alternative School News

TS Nicholas Delayed Start on Tuesday

tropical storm

In the interest of student and staff safety and to accurately evaluate the path of Tropical Storm Nicholas:
All Colorado County public schools in Weimar ISD, Columbus ISD, and Rice CISD will be delaying the start of school on Tuesday, September the 14th until 10:00 a.m. at this time due to the potential of inclement weather related to Tropical Storm Nicholas. Buses will run two hours later than on a normal day, employees will report to work two hours later than their normal arrival time.

Student Registration Deadline is Friday, August 6th at 4pm!

Online enrollment and registration is open for new and returning Columbus ISD students. Our registration window closes tomorrow, Friday, August 6, 2021 at 4pm. Every student, even if they were a student last year, will need to register online by 4pm tomorrow. Parents must have an updated proof of residency uploaded to the Ascender Parent Portal by tomorrow in order to receive their students' schedule. To access Parent Portal and begin the enrollment and registration process, please click "read full story" on this popup. If you are in need of assistance in completing the registration process, please come to the Columbus High School library from 8am to 3pm on Friday August 6th. Please enter the school by the flag poles and proceed to the registration table. Thank you and go Cards!

Employment Opportunities Link

Our new website is being programmed while our current website is still live. Thus, our old employment opportunities link is connected. Please do not use that link. Please use this link to process your application:

Alternative School Events

2nd Six Weeks Begins
Date: 9/27/2021
Report Cards
Date: 9/29/2021
Early Release
Date: 10/8/2021
Date: 10/11/2021
CISD Board Meeting
Date: 10/11/2021, 6 PM
Progress Reports
Date: 10/20/2021
2nd Six Weeks Ends
Date: 11/5/2021
Date: 11/8/2021
CISD Board Meeting
Date: 11/8/2021, 6 PM
3rd Six Weeks Begins
Date: 11/9/2021

GED classes

have begun!


offers live teacher

taught classes.

For more info call WCJC @ 979-532-6301