Columbia High School

Tel: (518)207-2010
Grades: 9-12

1,389 students

Columbia High School serves 1,389 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 53%.
Columbia High School operates within the East Greenbush Central School District.
The school district's 90% graduation rate is higher than the NY state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 1389 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 101 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,389 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 101 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.26 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 13:1
Asian
2%
8%
Hispanic
3%
24%
Black
4%
19%
White
86%
47%
Two or more races
5%
1%
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.
0.26 0.36
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.
9%
41%
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.
4%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,181 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 90% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name East Greenbush Central School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 4,181 1,015
Graduation Rate 90% 86%
District Total Revenue $82 MM $29 MM
District Spending $76 MM $29 MM
District Revenue / Student $18,366 $21,692
District Spending / Student $17,011 $21,514
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • East GreenbushCitizen Edmond Genet School
    29 Englewood Ave
    East GreenbushNY 12061
    (518)207-2680
    1.6 mi | 404 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Rensselaer Red Mill School
    225 Mccullough Place
    RensselaerNY 12144
    (518)207-2660
    1.6 mi | 406 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • East GreenbushHoward L Goff School
    35 Gilligan Rd
    East GreenbushNY 12061
    (518)207-2430
    2.4 mi | 928 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • RensselaerRensselaer Junior/senior High School
    25 Van Rensselaer Dr
    RensselaerNY 12144
    (518)436-8561
    2.7 mi | 428 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • RensselaerVan Rensselaer Elementary School
    25 Van Rensselaer Dr
    RensselaerNY 12144
    (518)436-4618
    2.7 mi | 705 students | Gr. PK-6                      

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