Columbia High School

962 Luther Rd
East Greenbush, NY 12061
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 1%
Serving 1,280 students in grades 9-12, Columbia High School ranks in the top 1% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥99% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥95% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,280 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • : 98% (Top 5% in NY)
  • : Top 1%
  • : ≥99% (Top 1%)
  • : ≥95% (Top 1%)
  • : 88% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Columbia High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Columbia High School's student population of 1,280 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 97 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,280 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
97 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Columbia High School ranks within the top 1% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Columbia High School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NY)
#4 out of 4377 schools
(Top 1%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Columbia High School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥99%
46%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Columbia High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥95%
49%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Columbia High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
88%
78%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Columbia High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
11:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Columbia High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
6%
10%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Columbia High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
7%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Columbia High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
5%
16%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Columbia High School and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
78%
41%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Columbia High School and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Columbia High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Columbia High School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in New York.
0.38
This chart displays the diversity score of Columbia High School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
98%
87%
This chart displays graduation rate of Columbia High School and public school graduation rate of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Columbia High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Columbia High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Columbia High School's ranking?
Columbia High School is ranked #4 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 1% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Columbia High School often compared to?
Columbia High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Averill Park High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≥99% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while ≥95% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
What is the graduation rate of Columbia High School?
The graduation rate of Columbia High School is 98%, which is higher than the New York state average of 87%.
How many students attend Columbia High School?
1,280 students attend Columbia High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
78% of Columbia High School students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Asian, 5% of students are Black, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Columbia High School?
Columbia High School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Columbia High School offer ?
Columbia High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Columbia High School part of?
Columbia High School is part of East Greenbush Central School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,280 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • : 98% (Top 5%)
  • : Top 1%
  • : ≥99% (Top 1%)
  • : ≥95% (Top 1%)
  • : 88% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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