Christopher Columbus Elementary School

934 Armory Dr
Utica, NY 13501
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Christopher Columbus Elementary School serves 669 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Christopher Columbus Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

Christopher Columbus Elementary School's student population of 669 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students669 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

Christopher Columbus Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Christopher Columbus Elementary School is 0.77, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#3192 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
28%
9%
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Hispanic
20%
27%
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Black
25%
17%
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White
23%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.770.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUtica City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Christopher Columbus Elementary School is Thomas R Proctor High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Utica Academy Of Science Charter School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Roscoe Conkling Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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