600 Alaska St
Wenatchee, WA 98801
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Columbia Elementary School serves 437 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Columbia Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Columbia Elementary School's student population of 437 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
437 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Columbia Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,052 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Columbia Elementary School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1945 out of 2052 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
17:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Columbia Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Columbia Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Asian
n/a
8%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Columbia Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
75%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Columbia Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Columbia Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
White
22%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
2%
8%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score
0.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
36%
This chart display 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 Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
This chart display 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 Washington by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 437 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 78%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in WA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.39 (Btm 50%)

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