Columbia Elementary School

3230 Columbia Woods Dr
Decatur, GA 30032
(School attendance zone shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 418 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Columbia Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 40%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 14:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 418 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • : Bottom 50% in GA
  • : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Columbia Elementary School's student population of 418 students has declined by 27% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
418 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Columbia Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 2,204 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Columbia Elementary School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (GA)
#1778 out of 2204 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Columbia Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
18%
37%
This chart displays 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 Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
20%
40%
This chart displays 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 Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
15-19%
40%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Columbia Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Columbia Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
3%
18%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Columbia Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
94%
36%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Columbia Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
n/a
37%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Columbia Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
This chart displays 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 Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Columbia Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Georgia.
0.12
This chart displays the diversity score of Columbia Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
53%
This chart displays 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 Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
4%
7%
This chart displays 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 Georgia by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Columbia Elementary School's ranking?
Columbia Elementary School is ranked #1778 out of 2,204 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Georgia.
What schools are Columbia Elementary School often compared to?
Columbia Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Toney Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
18% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% GA state average), while 20% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% GA state average).
How many students attend Columbia Elementary School?
418 students attend Columbia Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
94% of Columbia Elementary School students are Black, 3% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Columbia Elementary School?
Columbia Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Georgia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Columbia Elementary School offer ?
Columbia Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Columbia Elementary School part of?
Columbia Elementary School is part of Dekalb County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 418 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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