Christopher Columbus Academy

  • Christopher Columbus Academy serves 451 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 12% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 32% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Christopher Columbus Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 44%.

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School Overview

  • Christopher Columbus Academy's student population of 451 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students451 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Christopher Columbus Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 968 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Christopher Columbus Academy is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank#866 out of 968 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:113:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
93%
23%
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Black
4%
13%
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White
3%
56%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Christopher Columbus Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.130.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Christopher Columbus Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew Haven School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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