Columbia Central High School

  • Columbia Central High School serves 620 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 36% (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 57% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Columbia Central High School's student population of 620 students has grown by 33% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 60% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students620 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Columbia Central High School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Columbia Central High School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. 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#1452 out of 3,159 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
n/a
18%
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White
94%
66%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Columbia Central High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.120.28
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Graduation Rate≥95%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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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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