Columbia High School

Columbia High School serves 1,357 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the NY average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 54%.
Columbia High School operates within the East Greenbush Central School District.
East Greenbush Central School District's 91% graduation rate is higher than the NY state average of 87%.

School Overview

The student population of 1357 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 98 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,357 students
Columbia High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Columbia High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 98 teachers
Columbia High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Columbia High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
Columbia High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
3%
9%
Columbia High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
3%
25%
Columbia High School Black Students (1993-2014)
Black
2%
18%
Columbia High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
87%
46%
Columbia High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
5%
1%
Columbia High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.24 0.36
Columbia High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
8%
42%
Columbia High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2014)
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.
2%
5%
Columbia High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

East Greenbush Central School District's student population of 4,151 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 91% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The revenue/student of $18,477 in this district is less than the state average of $23,859. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $18,361 is less than the state average of $24,841. The district spending/student has grown by 7% over four years.
School District Name East Greenbush Central School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
2
Number of Students Managed 4,151 926
East Greenbush Central   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 91% 87%
East Greenbush Central   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2010)
District Total Revenue $83 MM $29 MM
East Greenbush Central   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $82 MM $30 MM
East Greenbush Central   School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $18,477 $23,859
East Greenbush Central   School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $18,361 $24,841
East Greenbush Central   School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Rensselaer Junior/senior High School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Howard L Goff School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Citizen Edmond Genet School (1.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • East GreenbushCitizen Edmond Genet School
    Grades: KG-5 | 392 students
    1.6 miles
    29 Englewood Ave
    East GreenbushNY 12061
    (518)207-2680
    1.6KG-5392
  • Rensselaer Red Mill School
    Grades: KG-5 | 428 students
    1.6 miles
    225 Mccullough Place
    RensselaerNY 12144
    (518)207-2660
    1.6KG-5428
  • East GreenbushHoward L Goff School
    Grades: 6-8 | 909 students
    2.4 miles
    35 Gilligan Rd
    East GreenbushNY 12061
    (518)207-2430
    2.46-8909
  • RensselaerRensselaer Junior/senior High School
    Grades: 7-12 | 421 students
    2.7 miles
    25 Van Rensselaer Dr
    RensselaerNY 12144
    (518)436-8561
    2.77-12421
  • RensselaerVan Rensselaer Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 668 students
    2.7 miles
    25 Van Rensselaer Dr
    RensselaerNY 12144
    (518)436-4618
    2.7PK-6668

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