Columbia Middle School

  • Columbia Middle School serves 796 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 17% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 36% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%.

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School Overview

  • Columbia Middle School's student population of 796 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students796 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Columbia Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Columbia Middle School is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#1194 out of 1,704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
42%
34%
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Black
17%
5%
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White
30%
53%
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Two or more races
7%
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 CO.
Diversity Score0.710.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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 Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAurora Joint No. 28 of the counties of Adams and A School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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