Columbia Middle School

  • Columbia Middle School serves 135 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Columbia Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 52%.

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School Overview

  • Columbia Middle School's student population of 135 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students135 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Columbia Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,561 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Columbia Middle School is 0.69, which is more 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 (NC)
Overall School Rank#2153 out of 2561 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
21%
17%
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Black
36%
25%
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White
37%
48%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.690.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTyrrell County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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