Columbia Middle School

  • Columbia Middle School serves 756 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 26% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 34% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • Columbia Middle School's student population of 756 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 24% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students756 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Columbia Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Columbia Middle School is 0.60, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#5368 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
26%
11%
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Hispanic
57%
54%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
9%
24%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Columbia Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.600.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSunnyvale School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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