Alpha Hart Lewis Elementary School

Alpha Hart Lewis Elementary School serves 700 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the MO average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 27%.
Alpha Hart Lewis Elementary School operates within the Columbia 93 School District.

Overview

The student population of 700 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 700 students
Alpha Hart Lewis Elementary School Total Students (2011-2012)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 53 teachers
Alpha Hart Lewis Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (2011-2012)
Students by Grade Alpha Hart Lewis Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 13:1
Alpha Hart Lewis Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (2011-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
Alpha Hart Lewis Elementary School Asian (2011-2012)
Hispanic
7%
5%
Alpha Hart Lewis Elementary School Hispanic (2011-2012)
Black
33%
18%
Alpha Hart Lewis Elementary School Black (2011-2012)
White
50%
73%
Alpha Hart Lewis Elementary School White (2011-2012)
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.
0.63 0.69
Alpha Hart Lewis Elementary School Diversity Score (2011-2012)
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.
66%
39%
Alpha Hart Lewis Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2011-2012)
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.
6%
7%
Alpha Hart Lewis Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2011-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 17,709 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Columbia 93 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
32
2
Number of Students Managed 17,709 621
Columbia 93 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $186 MM $6 MM
District Spending $196 MM $6 MM
Columbia 93 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,750 $8,810
Columbia 93 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,360 $8,968
Columbia 93 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Juvenile Justice Center (1.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Juvenile Justice Center (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Juvenile Justice Center (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Columbia Juvenile Justice Center
    Alternative School
    5665 Roger I Wilson Mem Dr
    Columbia , MO , 65202
    (573)886-4450
    Alternative School
    1.2  mi  |  20  students  |  Gr.  1-12
  • Columbia John B. Lange Middle School
    2201 East Smiley Ln
    Columbia , MO , 65202
    (573)214-3250
    1.9  mi  |  855  students  |  Gr.  6-7
  • Columbia Blue Ridge Elementary School
    3700 Woodland Dr
    Columbia , MO , 65202
    (573)214-3580
    2  mi  |  478  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Columbia Oakland Junior High School
    3405 Oakland Place
    Columbia , MO , 65202
    (573)214-3220
    2.4  mi  |  753  students  |  Gr.  8-9
  • Columbia Cornerstone
    Alternative School
    1250 East Brown School Rd
    Columbia , MO , 65202
    (573)449-3756
    Alternative School
    2.4  mi  |  12  students  |  Gr.  6-12

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Columbia, MO public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.51, which is higher than the Missouri average of 0.22. The most diverse school in Columbia is Longfellow Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Missouri or national school diversity statistics.