Columbia Middle School serves 569 students in grades 5-8.
Columbia Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: 5-8
- Enrollment: 569 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
- Minority Enrollment: 6%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 30% in IL
- Math Proficiency: 37% (Top 30%)
- Reading Proficiency: 35% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education
Columbia Middle School's student population of 569 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Columbia Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,663 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Columbia Middle School is 0.12, which is less 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#956 out of 3663 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Columbia Middle School's ranking?
Columbia Middle School is ranked #956 out of 3,663 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Illinois.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
37% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 35% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
How many students attend Columbia Middle School?
569 students attend Columbia Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
94% of Columbia Middle School students are White, 2% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Columbia Middle School?
Columbia Middle School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Columbia Middle School offer ?
Columbia Middle School offers enrollment in grades 5-8
What school district is Columbia Middle School part of?
Columbia Middle School is part of Columbia CUSD 4 School District.
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