Columbia High School

1455 Nw Bruin Country Rd
White Salmon, WA 98672
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Columbia High School serves 393 students in grades 9-12.
Columbia High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Columbia High School's student population of 393 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students393 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

Columbia High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,039 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Columbia High School is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#725 out of 2039 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
1%
8%
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Hispanic
32%
23%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
64%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
2%
8%
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Diversity Score
0.490.64
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWhite Salmon Valley School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Columbia High School is White Salmon Academy (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Wayne M Henkle Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wallace & Priscilla Stevenson Intermediate School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • White Salmon White Salmon Academy Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 22 students
    0.0 miles
    1455 Nw Bruin Country Rd
    White Salmon, WA 98672
    (509) 493-1970
    0 9-12 22
  • White Salmon Wallace & Priscilla Stevenson Intermediate School Math: 37% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 4-6 | 310 students
    0.2 miles
    480 Nw Loop Rd
    White Salmon, WA 98672
    (509) 439-4028
    0.2 4-6 310
  • White Salmon Wayne M Henkle Middle School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 188 students
    0.2 miles
    480 Nw Loop Road
    White Salmon, WA 98672
    (509) 493-1502
    0.2 7-8 188
  • White Salmon Hulan L Whitson Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-3 | 407 students
    0.9 miles
    450 N Main Street
    White Salmon, WA 98672
    (509) 493-1560
    0.9 K-3 407
  • Hood River May Street Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 439 students
    2.9 miles
    911 May St
    Hood River, OR 97031
    (541) 386-2656
    2.9 K-5 439

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