Central Columbia Elementary School

  • Central Columbia Elementary School serves 677 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 72% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 78% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Central Columbia Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

Top Placements

Central Columbia Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

  • Central Columbia Elementary School's student population of 677 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students677 students
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Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Central Columbia Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,814 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Central Columbia Elementary School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#505 out of 2814 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Central Columbia Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Central Columbia Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
2%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Central Columbia Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Central Columbia Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
91%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Central Columbia Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Central Columbia Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.170.52
This chart display the diversity score of Central Columbia Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Central Columbia Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Central Columbia Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCentral Columbia School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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