Columbia Middle School (Closed 2012)

2612 North Bootz Ave
Peoria, IL 61604
Columbia Middle School served 197 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 80% (which was equal to the Illinois state average of 80%) for the 2010-11 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 71% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 75%) for the 2010-11 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 was lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment was 82% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students197 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Columbia Middle School by grade.

School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2011-2012 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
80%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Columbia Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
71%
75%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Columbia Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
11%
26%
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Black
61%
17%
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White
18%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
All Ethnic Groups This 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 IL.
Diversity Score
0.580.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Columbia Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePeoria 150 School District
Source: 2011-2012 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Columbia Middle School is Knoxville Cntr Student Success (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Quest Charter School Academy (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Peoria Knoxville Cntr Student Success Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 125 students
    0.3 miles
    2628 N Knoxville Ave
    Peoria, IL 61604
    (309) 672-6625
    0.3 9-12 125
  • Peoria Quest Charter School Academy Charter School
    Math: 6% | Reading: 11%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-12 | 610 students
    0.7 miles
    2503 N University
    Peoria, IL 61604
    (309) 402-0030
    0.7 5-12 610
  • Peoria Thomas Jefferson Primary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 441 students
    0.7 miles
    918 W Florence Ave
    Peoria, IL 61604
    (309) 672-6531
    0.7 PK-4 441
  • Peoria Peoria High School Math: 4% | Reading: 6%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,357 student
    0.8 miles
    1615 N North St
    Peoria, IL 61604
    (309) 672-6630
    0.8 9-12 1,357
  • Peoria Glen Oak Community Learning Center Math: 2% | Reading: 4%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 905 students
    0.9 miles
    2100 N Wisconsin Ave
    Peoria, IL 61603
    (309) 672-6518
    0.9 K-8 905
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