Columbia Elementary School

  • Columbia Elementary School serves 502 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 85% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 50%.

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School Overview

  • Columbia Elementary School's student population of 502 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students502 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Columbia Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Columbia Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Columbia Elementary School is 0.76, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#759 out of 1,796 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
72%
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 Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
80%
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 Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
17%
7%
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Hispanic
31%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Columbia Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
15%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Columbia Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
31%
50%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Columbia Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Columbia Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Columbia Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.760.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
35%
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 Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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 Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFAIRFAX CO PBLC SCHS School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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