Columbia Elementary School

18501 Cypress Lake Glen Blvd
Orlando, FL 32820
(School attendance zone shown in map)
9/
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Top 20%
Serving 486 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Columbia Elementary School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 77% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 69% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 486 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • : Top 20% in FL
  • : 77% (Top 10%)
  • : 69% (Top 20%)
  • : 75-79% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Columbia Elementary School's student population of 486 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
486 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Columbia Elementary School ranks within the top 20% of all 3,704 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Columbia Elementary School is 0.65, 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 (FL)
#479 out of 3704 schools
(Top 20%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Columbia Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
77%
52%
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 Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
69%
52%
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 Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
75-79%
52%
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 Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
16:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Columbia Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Columbia Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
28%
36%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Columbia Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
8%
21%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Columbia Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
52%
36%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Columbia Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
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 Florida 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 Florida.
0.65
This chart displays the diversity score of Columbia Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
50%
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 Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
6%
6%
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 Florida by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Columbia Elementary School's ranking?
Columbia Elementary School is ranked #479 out of 3,704 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Florida.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
77% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average), while 69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
How many students attend Columbia Elementary School?
486 students attend Columbia Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
52% of Columbia Elementary School students are White, 28% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Black, 5% of students are Asian, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Columbia Elementary School?
Columbia Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Florida state average of 16:1.
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 Orange School District.

School Calendar

View the Columbia Elementary School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:

Event
Date
First Day of School
August 12, 2024 (Monday)
Thanksgiving Break
November 25, 2024 (Monday)
Presidents' Day/Teacher Non-Work Day Schools Closed/District Offices Open
February 17, 2025 (Monday)
Spring Break Schools Closed/District Offices Open
March 17, 2025 (Monday)
End of Fourth Marking Period/ Last Day of School
May 28, 2025 (Wednesday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 486 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 77% (Top 10%)
  • : 69% (Top 20%)
  • : 75-79% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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