Columbia High School

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

1,482 students

Columbia High School serves 1,482 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 52%.
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 1482 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 102 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,482 students
Columbia High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 102 teachers
Students by Grade Columbia High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 13:1
Asian
2%
8%
Hispanic
3%
23%
Black
2%
19%
White
87%
48%
All Ethnic Groups Columbia High School Sch Ethnicity Columbia High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.24 0.35
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.
11%
42%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,287 students has stayed relatively flat 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 4,287 1,324
East Greenbush Central   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 90% 86%
East Greenbush Central   School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $82 MM $29 MM
East Greenbush Central   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $76 MM $29 MM
East Greenbush Central   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $18,366 $21,692
East Greenbush Central   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $17,011 $21,514
East Greenbush Central   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 | 408 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • RensselaerHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Red Mill School
    225 Mccullough Place
    RensselaerNY 12144
    (518)207-2660
    1.6 mi | 408 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • East GreenbushHoward L Goff School
    35 Gilligan Rd
    East GreenbushNY 12061
    (518)207-2430
    2.4 mi | 936 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • RensselaerVan Rensselaer Elementary School
    25 Van Rensselaer Dr
    RensselaerNY 12144
    (518)436-4618
    2.7 mi | 649 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • RensselaerRensselaer Junior Senior High School
    25 Van Rensselaer Dr
    RensselaerNY 12144
    (518)436-8561
    2.7 mi | 433 students | Gr. 7-12                      

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Did You Know?
Rensselaer County, NY 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 0.26, which is lower than the New York average of 0.35. The most diverse school district in Rensselaer County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New York or national school diversity statistics.