Columbia Elementary School

  • Columbia Elementary School serves 248 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the LA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
  • Columbia Elementary School operates within the Caldwell Parish School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 248 students has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 21% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades KG-5
Total Students248 students
Columbia Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Columbia Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
Columbia Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeColumbia Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
Columbia Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
2%
Columbia Elementary School Asian Students (1996-2007)
Hispanic
4%
6%
Columbia Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
10%
44%
Columbia Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
86%
45%
Columbia Elementary School White Students (1991-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsColumbia Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownLA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.250.61
Columbia Elementary School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
52%
58%
Columbia Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
6%
Columbia Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Caldwell Parish School District's student population of 1,685 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,257 in this district is less than the state average of $13,503. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,839 is less than the state average of $14,322. The district spending/student has grown by 20% over four years.
School District NameCaldwell Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
4
Number of Students Managed1,6851,685
Caldwell Parish School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$20 MM$30 MM
Caldwell Parish School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$23 MM$31 MM
Caldwell Parish School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$12,257$13,503
Caldwell Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$13,839$14,322
Caldwell Parish School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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  • ColumbiaPinehill Alternative High SchoolSpecial Education School
    Grades: 7-12 | 12 students
    1.4 miles
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    ColumbiaLA 71418
    (318)649-6097
    1.47-1212
  • ColumbiaUnion Central Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 192 students
    1.4 miles
    P.o. Box 1439
    ColumbiaLA 71418
    (318)649-2569
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  • ColumbiaCaldwell Parish Junior High School
    Grades: 6-8 | 387 students
    2.1 miles
    114 Trojan Drive
    ColumbiaLA 71418
    (318)649-2340
    2.16-8387
  • ColumbiaCaldwell Parish High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 544 students
    2.2 miles
    163 Spartan Drive
    ColumbiaLA 71418
    (318)649-2750
    2.29-12544
  • GraysonGrayson Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 314 students
    6.8 miles
    5237 Highway 126 East
    GraysonLA 71435
    (318)649-2703
    6.8KG-5314

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