Columbia Elementary School

1025 S. Trinity St.

Fresno, CA 93706
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (559)457-2630
  • Columbia Elementary School serves 631 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 7% (which is lower than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 9% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Columbia Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.
  • Columbia Elementary School operates within the Fresno Unified School District.

School Overview

  • Columbia Elementary School's student population of 631 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students631 students
Gender %Columbia Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
Students by GradeColumbia Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Columbia Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Columbia Elementary School is 0.40, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio26:124:1
Asian
8%
11%
Hispanic
76%
54%
Black
14%
6%
White
1%
24%
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsColumbia Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.400.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
19%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Columbia Elementary School is Fresno Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Fresno Unified School District's student population of 72,579 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $10,082 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $10,566 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameFresno Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    106
    4
    Number of Students Managed72,5791,585
    Fresno Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    21%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    31%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$743 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$779 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$10,082$11,049
    District Spending / Student$10,566$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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