Columbia Valley Garden Elementary School

Columbia Valley Garden Elementary School serves 389 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is equal to the WA average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 41%.
Columbia Valley Garden Elementary School operates within the Longview School District.

Overview

The student population of 389 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 389 students
Columbia Valley Garden Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 44% Male / 56%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Columbia Valley Garden Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Columbia Valley Garden Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 19:1
Columbia Valley Garden Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
7%
Columbia Valley Garden Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
11%
20%
Columbia Valley Garden Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
81%
59%
Columbia Valley Garden Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
7%
6%
Columbia Valley Garden Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Columbia Valley Garden Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown WA 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.
0.33 0.39
Columbia Valley Garden Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
41%
38%
Columbia Valley Garden Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2013)
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.
3%
7%
Columbia Valley Garden Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,728 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,052 is less than the state average of $12,260. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,806 is less than the state average of $11,231. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Longview School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
4
Number of Students Managed 6,728 935
Longview   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $73 MM $12 MM
Longview   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $71 MM $11 MM
Longview   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,052 $12,260
Longview   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,806 $11,231
Longview   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is R A Long High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Cascade Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Columbia Heights Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • LongviewColumbia Heights Elementary School
    2820 Parkview Dr
    LongviewWA 98632
    (360)575-7461
    0.9 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 364 students                      
  • LongviewCascade Middle School
    2821 Parkview Dr
    LongviewWA 98632
    (360)575-7772
    0.9 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 494 students                      
  • LongviewNorthlake Elementary School
    2210 Olympia Way
    LongviewWA 98632
    (360)575-7630
    1 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 350 students                      
  • LongviewMint Valley Elementary School
    2745 38th Ave
    LongviewWA 98632
    (360)575-7581
    1 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 414 students                      
  • LongviewOlympic Elementary School
    1324 30th Ave
    LongviewWA 98632
    (360)575-7084
    1.1 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 307 students                      

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