Columbia Elementary School

Grades: KG-5

233 students

Columbia Elementary School serves 233 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Columbia Elementary School operates within the Caldwell Parish School District.

Overview

The student population of 233 students has declined by 20% over five years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 233 students
Columbia Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Columbia Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Columbia Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.23 is less than the state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 14:1
Columbia Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
3%
4%
Columbia Elementary School Black Students (1990-2013)
Black
10%
48%
Columbia Elementary School Black Students (1990-2013)
White
87%
44%
Columbia Elementary School White Students (1990-2013)
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.
0.23 0.34
Columbia Elementary School Diversity Score (1990-2013)
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.
59%
61%
Columbia Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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 (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,343 students has grown by 33% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,395 is less than the state average of $14,187. The district revenue/student has grown by 41% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,493 is less than the state average of $14,076. The district spending/student has grown by 65% over four years.
School District Name Caldwell Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
5
Number of Students Managed 2,343 2,117
Caldwell Parish School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $20 MM $33 MM
Caldwell Parish School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $21 MM $33 MM
Caldwell Parish School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,395 $14,187
Caldwell Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,493 $14,076
Caldwell Parish School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ColumbiaUnion Central Elementary School
    649 Hwy 849
    ColumbiaLA 71418
    (318)649-2569
    1.4 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 190 students                      
  • ColumbiaCaldwell Parish Junior High School
    114 Trojan Dr
    ColumbiaLA 71418
    (318)649-2340
    2.1 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 356 students                      
  • ColumbiaCaldwell Parish High School
    163 Spartan Dr
    ColumbiaLA 71418
    (318)649-2750
    2.2 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 543 students                      
  • GraysonGrayson Elementary School
    5237 Hwy 126 East
    GraysonLA 71435
    (318)649-2703
    6.8 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 316 students                      
  • KellyKelly Elementary School
    3351 Hwy 506 West
    KellyLA 71441
    (318)649-7714
    8.8 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 127 students                      

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