Columbia Alternative Education

  • Columbia Alternative Education serves 101 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.

School Overview

  • Columbia Alternative Education's student population of 101 students has grown by 26% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 4 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students101 students
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Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Columbia Alternative Education's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Columbia Alternative Education is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#2500 out of 3,159 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Columbia Alternative Education and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio25:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
n/a
8%
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Black
n/a
18%
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White
100%
66%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Columbia Alternative Education.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Scoren/a0.53
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Graduation Rate21-39%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Columbia Alternative Education and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Columbia Alternative Education and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColumbia School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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