Columbia Elementary School serves 418 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Columbia Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 14:1.
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 418 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in GA
- Math Proficiency: 10-14% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 10-14% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education
Columbia Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Columbia Elementary School's student population of 418 students has declined by 28% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Columbia Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,168 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1829 out of 2168 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) 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 #1829 out of 2,168 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Georgia.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% GA state average), while 10-14% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% 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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