Columbia Elementary School

3230 Columbia Woods Dr
Decatur, GA 30032
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Columbia Elementary School serves 562 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 17% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Columbia Elementary School's student population of 562 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students562 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Columbia Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Columbia Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Columbia Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Columbia Elementary School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1893 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Columbia Elementary School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
42%
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 Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
42%
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 Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Columbia Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
3%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Columbia Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
95%
37%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Columbia Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
n/a
40%
This chart display 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
1%
4%
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 Georgia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This 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 GA.
Diversity Score
0.100.69
This chart display the diversity score of Columbia Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
56%
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 Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
4%
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 Georgia by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDekalb County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Columbia Elementary School is Columbia High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Columbia Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wadsworth Magnet School For High Achievers (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Decatur Columbia High School Math: 14% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,017 student
    0.7 miles
    2106 Columbia Dr
    Decatur, GA 30032
    (678) 874-0802
    0.7 9-12 1,017
  • Decatur Wadsworth Magnet School For High Achievers Magnet School
    Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: 4-6 | 147 students
    0.7 miles
    3039 Santa Monica Dr
    Decatur, GA 30032
    (678) 874-2402
    0.7 4-6 147
  • Decatur Snapfinger Elementary School Math: 5% | Reading: 8%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 722 students
    1.1 miles
    1365 Snapfinger Rd
    Decatur, GA 30032
    (678) 874-1802
    1.1 PK-5 722
  • Decatur Toney Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 346 students
    1.3 miles
    2701 Oakland Ter
    Decatur, GA 30032
    (678) 874-2102
    1.3 PK-5 346
  • Decatur Kelley Lake Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 347 students
    1.5 miles
    2590 Kelly Lake Rd
    Decatur, GA 30032
    (678) 874-4802
    1.5 PK-5 347

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