Columbia High School

  • Columbia High School serves 685 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Columbia High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52%.

Top Placements

Columbia High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • Columbia High School's student population of 685 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students685 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Columbia High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Columbia High School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#649 out of 3679 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
3%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
95%
48%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.100.68
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Graduation Rate90-94%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColumbia CUSD 4 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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