Christopher Columbus School No. 15

  • Christopher Columbus School No. 15 serves 688 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 26% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 38% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Christopher Columbus School No. 15's student population of 688 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students688 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Christopher Columbus School No. 15's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Christopher Columbus School No. 15 is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#1806 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Christopher Columbus School No. 15 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Christopher Columbus School No. 15 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:112:1
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Asian
n/a
10%
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Hispanic
92%
27%
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Black
3%
16%
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White
5%
45%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Christopher Columbus School No. 15.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.150.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Christopher Columbus School No. 15 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameElizabeth Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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