934 Armory Dr
Utica, NY 13501
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is lower than the New York state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 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 2018-19 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 stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
669 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Christopher Columbus Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,228 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
This School
State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#3242 out of 4228 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
13:1
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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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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.77
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Students: 669 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 77%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.77 (Top 1%)

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