Columbia High School

  • Columbia High School serves 1,117 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 7% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 30% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 16:1.

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School Overview

  • Columbia High School's student population of 1,117 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 71 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,117 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Columbia High School
Total Classroom Teachers71 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Columbia High School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Columbia High School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#1945 out of 2,174 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
41%
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 Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
41%
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 Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
n/a
15%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Columbia High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Black
100%
37%
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White
n/a
40%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Columbia High School and the percentage of White public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2003-04 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
4%
This chart display 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 Georgia by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
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 GA.
Diversity Scoren/a0.42
This chart display the diversity score of Columbia High School and the public school average diversity score of Georgia by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Graduation Rate
70%
82%
This chart display graduation rate of Columbia High School and public school graduation rate of Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
57%
This chart display 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 Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
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 Georgia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDeKalb County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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This is a school with poor leadership. Please avoid it if you care about your children. Educators have to care, the majority of Columbia's Staff dose not reflect that. This is my opinion, it counts because I am a Parent, and Taxpayer.
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