Columbia Ridge Elementary School

60 H Se
Ephrata, WA 98823
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Columbia Ridge Elementary School serves 474 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Columbia Ridge Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Columbia Ridge Elementary School's student population of 474 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students474 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Columbia Ridge Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 diversity score of Columbia Ridge Elementary School is 0.51, 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
#918 out of 2039 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
n/a
8%
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Hispanic
41%
23%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
57%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
2%
8%
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Diversity Score
0.510.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEphrata School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Columbia Ridge Elementary School is Sage Hills Open Doors (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ephrata Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Beezley Springs Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ephrata Sage Hills Open Doors Alternative School
    Grades: 10-13
    0.1 miles
    35 K St Se
    Ephrata, WA 98823
    (509) 754-7547
    0.1 10-13 n/a
  • Ephrata Ephrata Middle School Math: 57% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 374 students
    0.5 miles
    384 A Se
    Ephrata, WA 98823
    (509) 754-4659
    0.5 7-8 374
  • Ephrata Beezley Springs Elementary School Special Education School
    Grades: PK-1 | 33 students
    0.8 miles
    501 C St Nw
    Ephrata, WA 98823
    (509) 754-5881
    0.8 PK-1 33
  • Ephrata Ephrata High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 761 students
    0.8 miles
    333 4th Ave Nw
    Ephrata, WA 98823
    (509) 754-5285
    0.8 9-12 761
  • Ephrata Grant Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-4 | 503 students
    0.8 miles
    451 3rd Nw
    Ephrata, WA 98823
    (509) 754-4676
    0.8 K-4 503

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