Columbia Heights Senior High School

  • Columbia Heights Senior High School serves 936 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Columbia Heights Senior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Minnesota 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 20:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Columbia Heights Senior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

  • Columbia Heights Senior High School's student population of 936 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students936 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Columbia Heights Senior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,793 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Columbia Heights Senior High School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank#1563 out of 1793 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:116:1
American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
32%
9%
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Black
41%
11%
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White
17%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score0.700.54
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Graduation Rate85-89%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColumbia Heights Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school and middle school to Columbia Heights Senior High School is Anchor (0.2 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Highland Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Minneapolis Early Childhood Special Education School
    Grades: PK | 47 students
    0.0 miles
    1460 49th Ave Ne
    Minneapolis, MN 55421
    (763) 528-4429
    0.0 PK 47
  • Minneapolis Highland Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 589 students
    0.0 miles
    1500 49th Ave Ne
    Minneapolis, MN 55421
    (763) 528-4405
    0.0 PK-5 589
  • Minneapolis Anchor Alternative School
    Grades: 8-12 | 6 students
    0.2 miles
    1400 49th Ave Ne
    Minneapolis, MN 55421
    (763) 528-4429
    0.2 8-12 6
  • Minneapolis Columbia Heights Transition Program Special Education School

    0.2 miles
    1400 49th Ave Ne
    Minneapolis, MN 55421
    (763) 528-4600
    0.2 n/a n/a
  • Minneapolis Columbia Academy
    Grades: 6-8 | 791 students
    0.4 miles
    900 49th Ave Ne
    Minneapolis, MN 55421
    (763) 528-4701
    0.4 6-8 791

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