Columbia Middle School
Columbia Middle School serves 180 students in grades 6-8.
Columbia Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 49% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: 6-8
- Enrollment: 180 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
- Minority Enrollment: 48%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in WA
- Math Proficiency: 25-29% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 40-44% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education
Columbia Middle School's student population of 180 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Columbia Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,052 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Columbia Middle School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1824 out of 2052 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
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: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 50% WA state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 61% WA state average).
How many students attend Columbia Middle School?
180 students attend Columbia Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
52% of Columbia Middle School students are White, 44% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are American Indian, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Columbia Middle School?
Columbia Middle School has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the Washington state average of 16:1.
What grades does Columbia Middle School offer ?
Columbia Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Columbia Middle School part of?
Columbia Middle School is part of Columbia (Walla Walla) School District.
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