Columbus Charter School

Columbus Charter School serves 735 students in grades KG-7.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Columbus Charter School operates within the Columbus Charter School District.

Overview

The student population of 735 students has grown by 50% over five years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 68% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-7
Total Students 735 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Students 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 0.33 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 14:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Hispanic
1%
14%
Black
14%
27%
White
81%
52%
Two or more races
3%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.33 0.45
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.
21%
47%
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.
18%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 735 students has grown by 188% over five years.
School District Name Columbus Charter School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
1
Number of Students Managed 735 1,330
District Total Revenue $2 MM $19 MM
District Spending $2 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $6,816 $11,105
District Spending / Student $7,424 $10,880
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Students Grades
  • WhitevilleNorth Whiteville Academy
    Alternative School
    310 South Martin Luther King J
    WhitevilleNC 28472
    (910)914-4161
    Alternative School

    0.7 mi | 21 students | Gr. 3-12                      
  • WhitevilleWhiteville Primary
    805 Barbcrest Ave
    WhitevilleNC 28472
    (910)642-4119
    0.8 mi | 516 students | Gr. PK-2                      
  • WhitevilleWhiteville High School
    413 North Lee St
    WhitevilleNC 28472
    (910)914-4189
    0.9 mi | 728 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • WhitevilleEdgewood Elementary School
    317 East Calhoun St
    WhitevilleNC 28472
    (910)642-3121
    1.1 mi | 507 students | Gr. 3-5                      
  • WhitevilleCentral Middle School
    310 South Martin L King Jr Ave
    WhitevilleNC 28472
    (910)642-3546
    1.4 mi | 523 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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