Columbia High School

  • Columbia High School serves 1,309 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the NY average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 55%.
  • Columbia High School operates within the East Greenbush Central School District.
  • East Greenbush Central School District's 91% graduation rate is higher than the NY state average of 87%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1309 students has declined by 11% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 88 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,309 students
Columbia High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Columbia High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 88 teachers
Columbia High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Columbia High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Columbia High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
3%
9%
Columbia High School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
5%
25%
Columbia High School Black Students (1992-2015)
Black
2%
18%
Columbia High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
85%
45%
Columbia High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Columbia High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
5%
2%
Columbia High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Columbia High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NY 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.
0.27 0.37
Columbia High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
11%
45%
Columbia High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
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.
4%
6%
Columbia High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • East Greenbush Central School District's student population of 4,068 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 91% has decreased from 98% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $20,465 in this district is less than the state average of $32,940. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $19,399 is less than the state average of $31,547. The district spending/student has grown by 14% over four years.
School District Name East Greenbush Central School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
2
Number of Students Managed 4,068 935
East Greenbush Central School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 91% 87%
East Greenbush Central School District Graduation Rate (2000-2010)
District Total Revenue $85 MM $31 MM
East Greenbush Central School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $81 MM $30 MM
East Greenbush Central School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $20,465 $32,940
East Greenbush Central School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $19,399 $31,547
East Greenbush Central School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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