Columbia Primary School

  • Columbia Primary School serves 425 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

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School Overview

  • Columbia Primary School's student population of 425 students has declined by 31% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 35% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-3
Total Students425 students
This chart display total students of Columbia Primary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Columbia Primary School
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Columbia Primary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)35-39%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Columbia Primary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)40-44%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Columbia Primary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Columbia Primary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Columbia Primary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
49%
48%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Columbia Primary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
48%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Columbia Primary School and the percentage of White public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Columbia Primary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Columbia Primary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.530.58
This chart display the diversity score of Columbia Primary School and the public school average diversity score of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Columbia Primary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Columbia Primary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColumbia School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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