Columbus Charter School

Tel: (910)641-4042
Grades KG-8
834 students
Columbus Charter School serves 834 students in grades KG - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Columbus Charter School operates within the Columbus Charter School District.

School Overview

The student population of 834 students has grown by 527% over five years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 583% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 834 students
Columbus Charter School Total Students (2008-2014)
Gender % Columbus Charter School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Columbus Charter School Total Teachers (2008-2014)
Students by Grade Columbus Charter School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.34 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 16:1
Columbus Charter School Student Teacher Ratio (2008-2014)
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.
0.34 0.45
Columbus Charter School Diversity Score (2008-2014)
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.
22%
47%
Columbus Charter School Eligible for Free Lunch (2011-2014)
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.
19%
7%
Columbus Charter School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2012-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 834 students has grown by 227% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $6,501 is less than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has declined by 37% over four years.
The district spending/student of $6,543 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has declined by 20% over four years.
School District Name Columbus Charter School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
1
Number of Students Managed 834 1,120
Columbus Charter  School District Students Managed (2008-2014)
District Total Revenue $2 MM $18 MM
Columbus Charter  School District District Total Revenue (2008-2010)
District Spending $2 MM $18 MM
Columbus Charter  School District District Spending (2008-2010)
District Revenue / Student $6,501 $10,864
Columbus Charter  School District District Revenue / Student (2008-2010)
District Spending / Student $6,543 $10,591
Columbus Charter  School District District Spending / Student (2008-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is North Whiteville Academy (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is North Whiteville Academy (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is North Whiteville Academy (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • WhitevilleNorth Whiteville Academy
    Alternative School
    0.7 miles | Grades: 3-12 | 32 students310 South Martin Luther King J
    WhitevilleNC 28472
    (910)914-4161
    0.73-1232
  • WhitevilleWhiteville Primary
    0.8 miles | Grades: PK-2 | 529 students805 Barbcrest Ave
    WhitevilleNC 28472
    (910)642-4119
    0.8PK-2529
  • WhitevilleWhiteville High School
    0.9 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 713 students413 North Lee St
    WhitevilleNC 28472
    (910)914-4189
    0.99-12713
  • WhitevilleEdgewood Elementary School
    1.1 miles | Grades: 3-5 | 477 students317 East Calhoun St
    WhitevilleNC 28472
    (910)642-3121
    1.13-5477
  • WhitevilleCentral Middle School
    1.4 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 511 students310 South Martin L King Jr Ave
    WhitevilleNC 28472
    (910)642-3546
    1.46-8511

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