Columbia High School

  • Columbia High School serves 1,280 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 98% (which is higher than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥99% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • Columbia High School's student population of 1,280 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 90 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,280 students
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Total Classroom Teachers90 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Columbia High School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Columbia High School is 0.29, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#51 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
98%
50%
This chart display 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥99%
47%
This chart display 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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Asian
3%
9%
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Hispanic
6%
26%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
84%
44%
This chart display 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 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Columbia High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.290.39
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Graduation Rate
92%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
This chart display 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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEast Greenbush Central School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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