Columbia Elementary School

610 W F St
Joplin, MO 64802
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Columbia Elementary School serves 226 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Columbia Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

School Overview

Columbia Elementary School's student population of 226 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2003)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students226 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

Columbia Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,085 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Columbia Elementary School is 0.40, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1896 out of 2085 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
7%
7%
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Black
7%
16%
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White
77%
71%
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Hawaiian
3%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.400.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJoplin Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Columbia Elementary School is Franklin Technology Center (2.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is North Middle School (0.6 miles away)
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