3120 St Louis Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63106
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Columbia Elementary Comm. Ed. Center serves 191 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Columbia Elementary Comm. Ed. Center placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri 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 ≤5% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Columbia Elementary Comm. Ed. Center ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

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School Overview

Columbia Elementary Comm. Ed. Center's student population of 191 students has grown by 26% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 30% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
191 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Columbia Elementary Comm. Ed. Center is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,091 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Columbia Elementary Comm. Ed. Center is 0.02, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#2078 out of 2091 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Columbia Elementary Comm. Ed. Center and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Missouri by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Columbia Elementary Comm. Ed. Center and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Missouri by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
n/a
7%
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Black
99%
16%
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White
1%
71%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.02
This chart display the diversity score of Columbia Elementary Comm. Ed. Center and the public school average diversity score of Missouri by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
1%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Columbia Elementary Comm. Ed. Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 191 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MO
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.02 (Btm 50%)

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