1455 Nw Bruin Country Rd
White Salmon, WA 98672
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Columbia High School serves 393 students in grades 9-12.
Columbia High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is approximately equal to the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

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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 Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
393 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Columbia High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,052 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
This School
State Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1150 out of 2052 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
17:1
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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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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.49
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 393 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 20% in WA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.49 (Btm 50%)

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