Columbia Elementary School

10142 Old Oregon Trail
Redding, CA 96003
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
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Top 50%
Serving 402 students in grades Kindergarten-4, Columbia Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the California state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the California state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 402 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • : Top 50% in CA
  • : 50-54% (Top 20%)
  • : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Columbia Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Columbia Elementary School's student population of 402 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
Total Students
402 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Columbia Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Columbia Elementary School is 0.47, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CA)
#3228 out of 9602 schools
(Top 50%)
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50-54%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Columbia Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
40-44%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Columbia Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
21:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
16%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Columbia Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
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White
71%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
0.47
This chart display the diversity score of Columbia Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Columbia Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Columbia Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Columbia Elementary School's ranking?
Columbia Elementary School is ranked #3228 out of 9,602 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50-54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CA state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CA state average).
How many students attend Columbia Elementary School?
402 students attend Columbia Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
71% of Columbia Elementary School students are White, 16% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Columbia Elementary School?
Columbia Elementary School has a student ration of 20:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Columbia Elementary School offer ?
Columbia Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-4
What school district is Columbia Elementary School part of?
Columbia Elementary School is part of Columbia Elementary School District.
In what neighborhood is Columbia Elementary School located?
Columbia Elementary School is located in the Columbia neighborhood of Redding, CA. There are 4 other public schools located in Columbia.

School Reviews

5   4/23/2008
This just may be the finest Public Elementry School in the North State!I have two Grandchildre that attend Columbia and they are the recipients of terrific teaching and exceptional leadership. Clay, the new principal has done a terrific job in just his first year to improve security, child safety and education opportunities for the children. Thank You!
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 402 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 50-54% (Top 20%)
  • : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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