Columbia Middle School

  • Columbia Middle School serves 170 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 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 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 18:1.

School Overview

  • Columbia Middle School's student population of 170 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 23% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students170 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 2,039 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Columbia Middle School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank#1827 out of 2039 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
38%
23%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
60%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
8%
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Diversity Score0.520.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColumbia (Walla Walla) School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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