Columbia Elementary School

  • Columbia Elementary School serves 274 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45-49% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 31%.

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School Overview

  • Columbia Elementary School's student population of 274 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students274 students
Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers

School Comparison

  • Columbia Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Columbia Elementary School is 0.58, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank#1094 out of 1,767 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
Two or more races
Diversity Score0.580.29
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District Name City of Hammond School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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