Columbia City High School

600 N Whitley St
Columbia City, IN 46725
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Columbia City High School serves 1,089 students in grades 9-12.
Columbia City High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana 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 21% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black).

School Overview

Columbia City High School's student population of 1,089 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,089 students
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Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
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School Comparison

Columbia City High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,762 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Columbia City High School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1429 out of 1762 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:117:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
3%
12%
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Black
n/a
13%
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White
93%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.130.51
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Graduation Rate
95%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWhitley County Con Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Columbia City High School is Whitko High School (9.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Indian Springs Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mary Raber Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Columbia City Mary Raber Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 355 students
    0.4 miles
    700 E Jackson St
    Columbia City, IN 46725
    (260) 244-5857
    0.4 PK-5 355
  • Columbia City Indian Springs Middle School Math: 60% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 784 students
    1.8 miles
    1692 S Sr 9
    Columbia City, IN 46725
    (260) 244-5148
    1.8 6-8 784
  • Columbia City Little Turtle Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 542 students
    1.8 miles
    1710 S State Rd 9
    Columbia City, IN 46725
    (260) 244-3343
    1.8 K-5 542
  • Columbia City Coesse School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 314 students
    5.1 miles
    2250 S 500 E
    Columbia City, IN 46725
    (260) 244-3351
    5.1 K-5 314
  • Columbia City Northern Heights Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 515 students
    5.4 miles
    5209 N Sr 109
    Columbia City, IN 46725
    (260) 691-2371
    5.4 K-5 515

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