Columbia Elementary School

Tel: (318)649-2654
Grades KG-5
243 students
Columbia Elementary School serves 243 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the LA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 54%.
Columbia Elementary School operates within the Caldwell Parish School District.

School Overview

The student population of 243 students has declined by 21% over five years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 21% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 243 students
Columbia Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Columbia Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Columbia Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Columbia Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Columbia Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
4%
5%
Columbia Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
11%
44%
Columbia Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
85%
46%
Columbia Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Columbia Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown LA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.27 0.35
Columbia Elementary School Diversity Score (1990-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
55%
60%
Columbia Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
7%
Columbia Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,632 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,849 is less than the state average of $13,503. The district revenue/student has grown by 38% over four years.
The district spending/student of $13,378 is less than the state average of $14,322. The district spending/student has grown by 55% over four years.
School District Name Caldwell Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
5
Number of Students Managed 1,632 2,019
Caldwell Parish School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $20 MM $30 MM
Caldwell Parish School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $23 MM $31 MM
Caldwell Parish School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,849 $13,503
Caldwell Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $13,378 $14,322
Caldwell Parish School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Caldwell Parish High School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Caldwell Parish Junior High School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Union Central Elementary School (1.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ColumbiaPinehill Alternative High School
    Special Education School
    1.4 miles132 Hwy 850
    ColumbiaLA 71418
    (318)649-6097
    1.4n/a
  • ColumbiaUnion Central Elementary School
    1.4 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 208 students649 Hwy 849
    ColumbiaLA 71418
    (318)649-2569
    1.4KG-5208
  • ColumbiaCaldwell Parish Junior High School
    2.1 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 369 students114 Trojan Dr
    ColumbiaLA 71418
    (318)649-2340
    2.16-8369
  • ColumbiaCaldwell Parish High School
    2.2 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 493 students163 Spartan Dr
    ColumbiaLA 71418
    (318)649-2750
    2.29-12493
  • GraysonGrayson Elementary School
    6.8 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 319 students5237 Hwy 126 East
    GraysonLA 71435
    (318)649-2703
    6.8KG-5319

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